A scene from the 1956 Chinese film Shang Gan Ling, about the Korean war Battle for Triangle Hill, subject of a new film which is about to go into production in China. Photo: Handout

China’s rare nod for Korean war film seen as boost to nationalism

  • The Battle of Triangle Hill is known in China as a victory against foreign aggressors
  • Film’s timing linked to deteriorating relations between Beijing and Washington on multiple fronts
Topic |   US-China relations

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A scene from the 1956 Chinese film Shang Gan Ling, about the Korean war Battle for Triangle Hill, subject of a new film which is about to go into production in China. Photo: Handout
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Laura Zhou

Laura Zhou

Laura Zhou joined the South China Morning Post's Beijing bureau in 2010. She covers China's diplomatic relations and has reported on topics such as Sino-US relations, China-India disputes, and reactions to the North Korea nuclear crisis, as well as other general news.