Art and ceramics on display in the Chinese Museum in the Palace of Fontainebleau, France. Warner Bros will make a movie, The Great Chinese Art Heist, about a major theft from the museum, based on a GQ article that suggested China was behind the crime. Photo: Wikipedia Art and ceramics on display in the Chinese Museum in the Palace of Fontainebleau, France. Warner Bros will make a movie, The Great Chinese Art Heist, about a major theft from the museum, based on a GQ article that suggested China was behind the crime. Photo: Wikipedia
Art and ceramics on display in the Chinese Museum in the Palace of Fontainebleau, France. Warner Bros will make a movie, The Great Chinese Art Heist, about a major theft from the museum, based on a GQ article that suggested China was behind the crime. Photo: Wikipedia

Great Chinese Art Heist movie plan sparks anger in China, where it’s seen as a Western ploy to discredit the country according to one observer

  • Warner Bros will make a movie, The Great Chinese Art Heist, based on a GQ article that suggested China was behind thefts of Chinese treasures from art museums
  • Its focus on the theft from a museum in France of objects looted from China by French soldiers reminds people of a painful chapter in history, commentator says

Topic |   American films
Art and ceramics on display in the Chinese Museum in the Palace of Fontainebleau, France. Warner Bros will make a movie, The Great Chinese Art Heist, about a major theft from the museum, based on a GQ article that suggested China was behind the crime. Photo: Wikipedia Art and ceramics on display in the Chinese Museum in the Palace of Fontainebleau, France. Warner Bros will make a movie, The Great Chinese Art Heist, about a major theft from the museum, based on a GQ article that suggested China was behind the crime. Photo: Wikipedia
Art and ceramics on display in the Chinese Museum in the Palace of Fontainebleau, France. Warner Bros will make a movie, The Great Chinese Art Heist, about a major theft from the museum, based on a GQ article that suggested China was behind the crime. Photo: Wikipedia
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