Reliving the Classic Love Movies, Paying Tributes to the Movie Queen

Reliving the Classic Love Movies, Paying Tributes to the Movie Queen - Wax Figure of Kate Winslet Unveiled at Madame Tussauds Shanghai in Grand Ceremony


(29th November)This afternoon, Madame Tussauds Shanghai situated on the tenth floor of New World Shopping Mall, No. 2-68 west Nanjing Road ushered in an international superstar. The wax figure of Kate Winslet, who received an Oscar nomination for playing Rose in the film Titanic was formally unveiled at Madame Tussauds Shanghai. At the unveiling ceremony, well-known director Guo Hua joined hands with celebrity actor Yan Feng and actress Mei Niisha to present the Kate’s classic works in form of mini drama before unveiling the fax figure.

Kate Winslet had accrued six Oscar nominations before winning the Academy Award for best actress in 2009. To pay tributes to this international superstar who had played in many classic love movies, Madame Tussauds Shanghai invited famous director Guo Hua to create a three-scene mini drama for the unveiling ceremony: A Woman's Journey of Love, which featured Shanghai's new generation celebrity actor and actress Yan Feng and Mei Nisha. The drama ingeniously integrated Kate Winslet's three classical movies: Titanic, The Reader, and Revolutionary Road and told the love story of a woman who fulfilled her life for love and returned to obscurity. In the sound of film music, the screen images created by Kate- resolute Rose, tolerating and proud Hannah, independent and strong-minded April were represented one after another on the stage, brining back the touching love stories into the audience's mind. It's worth mentioning that the third act of the drama is a creative combination of Guo Hua's latest play Two Persons' Shanghai and Kate Winslet's Revolutionary Road. The outstanding acting skills of Yan Feng and Mei Nisha made this ingenious drama extraordinarily special.

After the drama, the hero and heroine- Yan Feng and Mei Nisha unveiled the wax figure of Kate Winslet. The stunningly beautiful wax image received warm applause from the audience. The wax image of Kate Winslet is based on her dressing at the Premiere Ceremony of 3D version of Titanic. The elegant and retro blond curls, demure and briefly designed full-length dress showed off her noble and charming temperament. Thanks to more than 250 years of Madame Tussauds’ craft tradition, the wax figure of Kate Winslet is so vividly and exquisitely made as to equal the real figure in beauty. It is a real treat for the eyes.

In 1995, Kate Winslet, a greenhorn in acting, received an Oscar nomination for best supporting actress in the movie Sense and Sensibility. However, what makes Kate Winslet popular with Chinese audience is the role of resolute Rose who broke down the social barriers in the centennial movie Titanic. The famous lines "You jump, I jump" said by Jack in the movie when Rose could not bear the coldness of high society and climbed to the top of the ship to jump into the sea is still being told and retold today. In more than a decade of acting career, Kate Winslet has amazed the audience with one excellent movie after another. The roles that she played have changed from innocent young girls to mature women with complex inner world. In 2009, Kate Winslet won an Oscar for best Actress and a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress by virtue of her excellent performance in The Reader. Meanwhile, she won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture Drama for the movie Revolutionary Road, in which she starred with Leonardo for the second time. In 2012, the Titanic 3D version hit worldwide theaters again and led in Chinese box office rankings. Kate Winslet became a living goddess in eyes of Chinese audience again. "It is a great honor to unveil the wax figure of my most admired actress" said Yan Feng excitedly, "The mini drama is played to warm up the unveiling ceremony. We hope that it could express our respect for this greatest actress in the world".

Madame Tussauds has retained unforgettable wax figures of numerous celebrities. The wax figure of Kate Winslet is undoubtedly a great gift to the visitors and movie fans. From then on, the expecting fans can go to Madame Tussauds Shanghai located at the tenth floor of New World Shopping Mall, No. 2-68 west Nanjing Road to feast their eyes on the charm of this international superstar in the close contact with "Rose"!