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Topic - Zhang Miao
Baffled industry observers are at a loss to explain why the Chinese authorities would rescind approval for a film that had already met the exacting demands of state censors. In the absence of a better explanation, I can’t help wondering if — don’t laugh — my own speculations about “Django’s” potential cultural impact in China — posted here on the eve of “Django’s” Chinese release — somehow tripped an alarm, triggering last minute jitters somewhere in the upper echelons of the state film bureaucracy.
On his best behavior for his Chinese distributors, Hollywood bad boy Quentin Tarantino has consented to attenuate his opulent jets of onscreen blood in “Django Unchained” for the sake of his slave revolt tale's Chinese release.