Tran Thanh denied that the movie `Mai` had a revenue of 500 billion VND

Tran Thanh denied that the movie `Mai` had a revenue of 500 billion VND 2

(Dan Tri) – Tran Thanh said he spoke clearly to avoid causing misunderstandings among the audience because of the difference in data related to the revenue of the movie `Mai`.

Since its release in theaters during the Lunar New Year, the movie Mai directed by Tran Thanh has always maintained its appeal at the box office and has continuously increased revenue.

According to statistics from Box Office Vietnam – an independent box office monitoring unit, as of March 1, the movie Mai has surpassed the VND 500 billion mark, breaking the record of the movie Mrs. Nu’s House, becoming a Vietnamese movie with box office revenue.

Phuong Anh Dao and Tuan Tran star in the movie `Mai` (Photo: Provided by the film crew).

Many fans sent congratulations to director Tran Thanh, because he is the owner of 3 movies that top the Vietnamese box office in terms of revenue (Mai, Mrs. Nu’s House, Godfather).

However, on the afternoon of March 2, director Tran Thanh posted a post on his personal Facebook, denying the information that Mai had achieved a revenue of 500 billion VND.

Tran Thanh said that he did not know the statistical formula and technology of Box Office Vietnam and said that the number that this unit statistics is only `relatively correct` compared to the actual number and not completely accurate.

Tran Thanh emphasized: `The numbers you see on Box Office Vietnam are numbers compiled by an independent unit, not part of the film Mai’s distribution system, so the accuracy is only relative for reference.

Tran Thanh denied that the movie `Mai` had a revenue of 500 billion VND

Tran Thanh is the director of the movie `Mai` (Photo: Provided by the film crew).

The actor also expressed that he clearly explained this issue, to avoid causing misunderstandings with the audience when the revenue of the movie Mai that he announced was lower than the number statistics from Box Office Vietnam.

Reporter Dan Tri contacted the publisher of the movie Mai, who said that according to the distribution unit’s statistics, currently, the movie Mai is recorded with a revenue of 480 billion VND after 20 days of release.

Previously, talking to Dan Tri reporters about the difference in revenue figures for the movie Mai, the publisher explained: `The total amount displayed directly on Box Office Vietnam will include tickets booked by the audience.

Usually, we will compile the exact data on tickets sold today at 12 noon the next day.

Tran Thanh denied that the movie `Mai` had a revenue of 500 billion VND

A scene from the movie `Mai` (Photo: Provided by the film crew).

Sharing with Dan Tri reporters about the issue of data, Mr. Nguyen Khanh Duong – Founder of Box Office Vietnam – said that all of Box Office Vietnam’s data are collected and compiled from public ticket sales data on ticket sales.

The founder of Box Office Vietnam also admitted that Box Office Vietnam’s data is not 100% accurate with the film distributor’s internal data.

`It is never possible for a third party’s data to measure 100% accurately with the issuer’s internal data. This happens in any field of statistics,` he explained.

However, Mr. Duong affirmed that Box Office Vietnam’s data scanning algorithm has been improved over time.

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