Director Zhang Yimou. Photo courtesy of International Film Festival & Awards - Macao.

Film by China’s Zhang Yimou withdrawn from Berlin festival competition days before its world premiere

  • Zhang is China’s best known filmmaker, and highly unusual move comes amid sharper government scrutiny of entertainment sector
  • ‘Technical difficulties encountered during post-production’ cited by organisers for pulling of One Second, about a prisoner in the Cultural Revolution
Topic |   Chinese language cinema

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Director Zhang Yimou. Photo courtesy of International Film Festival & Awards - Macao.
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