An movie in China is facing criticism within the country for how animators drew the characters’ eyes. Photo: Weibo
An movie in China is facing criticism within the country for how animators drew the characters’ eyes. Photo: Weibo

Bumpy ride for Chinese animated film highlights difficulty navigating ‘cultural self-confidence’

  • A recent slew of advertising controversies has highlighted the dangers of tripping on cultural sensitivities in China
  • But many people within the country are worried the rhetoric has become too sensitive, betraying a lack of self-confidence

Topic |   China society
An movie in China is facing criticism within the country for how animators drew the characters’ eyes. Photo: Weibo
An movie in China is facing criticism within the country for how animators drew the characters’ eyes. Photo: Weibo
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