Liu Yifei and Emile Hirsch in a scene from Danish director Bille August’s The Chinese Widow.

Why Ann Hui’s Hong Kong war film lost its opening slot at Shanghai festival

Politics trumps art as Hui’s Our Time Will Come is trumped by another film set in wartime China made by a director from Denmark, which China is wooing to support its ‘Belt and Road Initiative’

Topic |   Chinese language cinema

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Liu Yifei and Emile Hirsch in a scene from Danish director Bille August’s The Chinese Widow.
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