Wang Qianyuan (top) and Zhang Junyi in The Eight Hundred, a film about the Battle of Shanghai which was pulled from the Shanghai International Film Festival.

Chinese war film The Eight Hundred’s release cancelled, days after it was pulled from Shanghai film festival

  • The film, telling story of Chinese Nationalist soldiers’ defence of a warehouse against Japanese army during Battle of Shanghai, was to have opened on July 5
  • No reason was given for the cancellation, but it followed ‘consultation between the production team and other entities’, film’s official Weibo account said
Topic |   Chinese language cinema

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Wang Qianyuan (top) and Zhang Junyi in The Eight Hundred, a film about the Battle of Shanghai which was pulled from the Shanghai International Film Festival.
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