Chinese Film Added to Cannes Competition after Conspicuous Absence

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Cannes Film Festival organizers announced the addition of the Li Ruijun’s (李睿珺) film to the prestigious event’s competition line-up on Thursday, reversing what had appeared to be a snub of Chinese film for the second year running. Read More

Director Feng Xiaogang Comments on Cannes, San Sebastian, and ‘Fang Hua’

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One of China's most popular directors, Feng Xiaogang spoke about Cannes, "Madame Bovary," and his new film "Fang Hua." Read More

CMC Capital Partners Takes Stake in CAA, Forms China Joint Venture

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CMC Capital Partners will take a stake in Creative Artists Agency (CAA), and add CMC Capital Partners Chairman Li Ruigang added to CAA's board, the global management company announced Tuesday. Read More

Madame Bovary Sues Film ‘I Am Not Madame Bovary’

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Citing defamation, 60-year-old Pan Jinlian from southern China’s Guangdong province is suing the director of “I Am Not Madame Bovary,” a film known in Chinese as “I Am Not Pan Jinlian.” Read More

CFI’s Sky Kings and Heavenly Queens: Fan Bingbing/范冰冰

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Over the past decade, Fan Bingbing has developed a shrewd eye for material, appearing in some three or four films per year, balancing artistic and commercial interests to maintain both bank balance and critical credibility. Read More

Creative Artists Agency Re-Signs ‘Lost in Thailand’ Maker Xu Zheng

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44-year-old actor, director, and screenwriter Xu Zheng is best known for his comedies "Lost in Thailand" and "Lost in Hong Kong." Read More

Asian Brilliant Stars Awards Chinese Films in First-Ever Edition

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Aimed at showcasing behind-the-scenes Asian talent and fostering Asian-European film cooperation, this first edition of the Asian Brilliant Stars awards were decidedly Sinocentric, owing both to the dominant position of China's film industry in the region and the Chinese government's continual "soft power" efforts to export its film products whilst touting cultural exchange. Read More

How ‘Little Fresh Meats’ Are Winning China Over

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The phrase “little fresh meat” has been around now for several years and refers to someone who is athletic, young, and handsome. Read More

Judge Not Laughing, Calls ‘Madame Bovary’ ‘a Shallow Insult’

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A Chinese judge apparently thought "I Am Not Madame Bovary" was nothing to laugh at, calling its plot an insult to her profession. Read More

China Box Office: ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Finds a Home at Number One

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"Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" enchanted Chinese audiences over the weekend as the Harry Potter spinoff debuted to an impressive RMB 284 million (US$41.2 million). Read More