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  • Chinese actor and director Jiang Wen (right) appears in the movie "Let the Bullets Fly." He has produced one of the year's biggest hits in a sensitive genre, taking in $91 million with a rare political satire in an industry that's still carefully censored by the country's communist government. (Associated Press)

    Chinese censors miss 'Bullets'

    Jiang Wen's latest film has earned rare box-office success in the sensitive genre of Chinese political satire, but theories are flying that it accomplishes much more: eluding strict censorship to criticize China's current government.

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  • He said many Chinese censors were trained at film schools and likely noticed Jiang's subliminal messages — but turned a blind eye thinking they are too obscure for regular moviegoers.

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