Koji Moriya in The Murders of Oiso. Photo: Tonikaku Pictures
Clarence Tsui
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Opinion

The Projector by Clarence Tsui

Mainland China not the only option for Hong Kong’s independent filmmakers when it comes to co-productions

  • A milestone Hong Kong-Japanese co-production – The Murders of Oiso – shows why the city’s independent directors should be seeking partnerships beyond the border
  • Previous collaborations with the mainland haven’t always met with success

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Koji Moriya in The Murders of Oiso. Photo: Tonikaku Pictures
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A still from Roland Emmerich’s historical epic Midway. Photo: Alamy
Clarence Tsui
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Opinion

The Projector by Clarence Tsui

How an American war film, Midway, got past Chinese censors when home-grown ones have been pulled

  • Roland Emmerich’s Midway secured approval for a general cinematic release in mainland China this week
  • However, domestic war films such as The Eight Hundred and Liberation remain in limbo

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A still from Roland Emmerich’s historical epic Midway. Photo: Alamy
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