Zhang Yimou’s Cultural Revolution film pulled from Berlin festival

FILE PHOTO: The 75th Venice International Film Festival - Screening of the out of competition film "Ying" (Shadow) and of Jaeger-LeCoultre Glory to the Filmmaker Award - Venice, Italy, September 6, 2018 - Director Zhang Yimou. REUTERS/Tony Gentile

BERLIN (Reuters) – The Berlin Film Festival has canceled the world premiere of Chinese director Zhang Yimou’s new film, citing technical difficulties and declining to comment on speculation about censorship. “One Second” is set during the chaos of China’s 1966-76 Cultural Revolution, a world away from Zhang’s Matt Damon-led fantasy “The Great Wall” or his […]

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