The Promise

New bill to protect scenic spots

Regulation follows outcry at damage by film crews

A regulation drafted by the Ministry of Construction aims to protect natural beauty and includes fines of up to 1 million yuan for people found guilty of environmental damage.

Wednesday, 23 August, 2006, 12:00am

Film crew accused of damaging historic site

The film crew working on director Chen Kaige's fantasy epic The Promise has again come under attack for allegedly trampling on the environment, with accusations that its shooting damaged Beijing's Old Summer Palace.

12 May 2006 - 12:00am

Promise to investigate film crew's damage of scenic spot

A State Environmental Protection Administration (Sepa) official said yesterday that its Yunnan branch would investigate whether the film crew working on director Chen Kaige's martial arts epic The Promise had caused serious damage to a scenic spot.

11 May 2006 - 12:00am

Promising fantasy

Chen Kaige has begun shooting his next epic, The Promise (Wu Ji).

The big budget fantasy will bring together some of Asia's top talent both in front of and behind the camera.

22 Mar 2004 - 12:00am