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Topic - Shanghai Literature
Nearly 40 minutes have been chopped from the Hollywood film "Cloud Atlas" for Chinese audiences, deleting both gay and straight love scenes to satisfy local censors despite a movie-going public that increasingly chafes at censorship.
Chinese writer Mo Yan won the Nobel Prize in literature Thursday, a cause of pride for a government that disowned the only previous Chinese winner of the award, exiled critic Gao Xingjian.