Cancellation of a cinema release for Xu Haofeng’s “The Hidden Sword” has fans wondering about censorship of movies as the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China nears. Photo: Handout

Chinese movie fans say censors are tightening their grip as The Hidden Sword falls off release schedule

  • Xu Haofeng’s martial arts flick, set for cinemas this week, pulled for ‘market reasons’
  • Expert says 70th anniversary of People’s Republic founding is a ‘sensitive time’
Topic |   China Society

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Cancellation of a cinema release for Xu Haofeng’s “The Hidden Sword” has fans wondering about censorship of movies as the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China nears. Photo: Handout
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