Chairman of Chinese State-run Movie Company Calls for Patriotic Movies – AP

AP reports that “some Chinese filmmakers say Beijing still views as a propaganda tool ” not an entertainment product.” This time, China Film Group called for patriotic and “pointed to Will Smith’s ‘The Pursuit of Happyness‘ as an example.” From IHT:

Han added was also common in U.S. movies, saying they often cast Americans as saviors.

“(In Hollywood movies) every time mankind faces disaster, Americans rescue mankind … When an evil monster that wants to destroy the world appears, who saves mankind? Americans. This is too. You can’t deny it,” Han said….[Full Text]

August 20, 2007, 5:10 AM
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