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Lou Ye

Perils of censorship no Mystery for director Lou Ye

Mainland film censorship is just like the title of the Asian Film Awards' best film winner Mystery, says its director Lou Ye, who believes that the system must go or it will remain an obstacle to the development of Chinese cinema.

Wednesday, 20 March, 2013, 4:45am

Rebel film director Lou Ye heads to Cannes

Lou Ye, the Chinese director twice banned for screening his work at overseas film festivals without securing official approval, is expected to appear at the Cannes Film Festival next month with his first officially sanctioned film in nine years.

20 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Rebel director Lou Ye gets Cannes okay

Lou Ye, the Chinese director twice banned for screening his work at overseas film festivals without securing official approval, is expected to appear at the Cannes Film Festival next month with his first officially sanctioned film in nine years.

20 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Director faces ban over Cannes entry

Director Lou Ye could be banned from making movies on the mainland for five years for allowing his controversial film Summer Palace to compete in the Cannes Film Festival without the state censor's approval.

21 May 2006 - 12:00am

Director lashes out at mainland censorship

Director Lou Ye , who has taken his film Summer Palace to compete in the Cannes Film Festival despite failing to get official approval, yesterday attacked the mainland's censorship system, saying it was a great obstacle for the development of Chinese cinema.

19 May 2006 - 12:00am