A poster for the Chinese film ‘Dying to Survive’ at a bus stop in Beijing. Photo: Simon Song/SCMP

Why China’s premier used hit movie ‘Dying to Survive’ to push for cheaper cancer drugs

Li Keqiang has been trying to speed up price cuts for life-saving medication for months, and it’s a boon that the box-office hit has generated widespread awareness

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A poster for the Chinese film ‘Dying to Survive’ at a bus stop in Beijing. Photo: Simon Song/SCMP
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