Fears of censorship after Hong Kong film festival pulls opener for ‘technical reasons’

Mar 31, 2021 | INVESTING

The Hong Kong International Film Festival has cancelled the world premiere of the highly anticipated crime thriller Where the Wind Blows at the request of the movie’s owner and due to “technical reasons” – a term one industry figure says is often used when censorship is involved in the decision. The film from writer-director Philip Yung Tsz-kwong and starring celebrated actors Tony Leung Chiu-wai and Aaron Kwok Fu-shing was to open the festival at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre on April 1. But…

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