Produced by Woohoo Pictures, local movie, The Journey is Malaysia’s number one local movie. Presented by Astro Shaw, The Journey achieved its highest box office sales of RM12.92 million as of February 23rd, 2014.
Director, Chiu Keng Guan said, “Thank you for making The Journey, Malaysia’s Number 1 local movie. All of us involved in the production of the movie from the cast to crew are delighted and overwhelmed by the unanimous support and words of encouragement from Malaysians from all walks of life via word of mouth, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and so on. The Journey is a beautiful Malaysian made movie with a huge Malaysian appeal as it transcends cultures and generations, thus celebrating the values of filial piety, love, family unity, cultural diversity, as well as themes of east-west and parent-child tension.”
Ben Andrew Pfeiffer, who plays Benji in the movie said, “I am overwhelmed with the film’s reception. This movie truly belongs to the Malaysian people. What a surprising and beautiful outcome for everyone involved. I would like to thank Astro Shaw for placing their faith in the entire team. It feels like this will be a film that stays in the hearts of all who witness it for a long time to come. It’s become a cultural and national treasure”.
The Journey is now showing in cinemas nationwide and will make its theatrical debut in Singapore in March. The movie is also slated for a release in Taiwan later this year.