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Chinese film withdrawn from Tokyo Festival

10-22-2012 14:13 BJT Special Report:Diaoyu Islands: China’s Inherent Territory |

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The row between China and Japan over the Diaoyu Islands has spilled over into the arts. Chinese actors and film-makers have refused to attend Saturday’s opening ceremony of the Tokyo International Film Festival.

A Chinese film, "Feng Shui", has also been withdrawn from the Festival over the dispute. It was the only Chinese film nominated in the competition at this year’s festival. The film’s director and lead actress were invited to attend the event. According to NHK, the absence of Chinese actors and actresses has cast a shadow over the festival.

Editor:Wang Chuhan |Source: CCTV.com

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