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Director: Jackie Chan film 'Shinjuku Incident' too violent for China

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“The 2005 Hollywood film “Memoirs of a Geisha” was not released on the mainland apparently because the sight of Chinese actresses Zhang Ziyi and Gong Li portraying Japanese entertainers would offend viewers.”

It offended me that they didn’t use Japanese actresses. There are some exceptional actresses working in Japan & many can or could be taught to speak what ever English was needed.

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It offended me that they didn’t use Japanese actresses. There are some >exceptional actresses working in Japan & many can or could be taught to >speak what ever English was needed.

Definitely agree with that one. On the the other hand I sat through the movie and was nothing to write home about anyway.

has scenes that show characters getting a hand chopped off and pierced >with knives.

Jeezus..I've seen much worse in countless kung-fu flicks.

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It offended me that they didn’t use Japanese actresses. There are some exceptional actresses working in Japan & many can or could be taught to speak what ever English was needed.

It offended me in the eighties when they couldn't find any Chinese actors to star in 西遊記 and instead opted for Japanese actors like Sakai and Nishida. Did you see that TV movie about Puyi? Takenouchi Yutaka's Chinese accent was embarrassing.

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It offended me in the eighties when they couldn't find any Chinese >actors to star in 西遊記 and instead opted for Japanese actors like Sakai >and Nishida. Did you see that TV movie about Puyi? Takenouchi Yutaka's >Chinese accent was embarrassing.

Aren't those film productions made in Japan for the Japanese audience? Likwise productions in South Korea use Koreans for Japanese roles and I wouldn't doubt that often happens in China. But "Geisha" was a Hollywood production, filmed in English for the global market. To put ot bluntly, for the western audeience that wouldn't know the difference between as geisha girl and a china doll to start with.

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What kind of person is entertained by "characters getting a hand chopped off and pierced with knives"? Filth.

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never seen a kurosawa movie scrote?

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since nobody buys dvds in China, they will lose only the cinema revenues. anyway, I bet the movie is already pirated and circulating freely in China

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Ever saw any sammo hung movies? enough violence in those movies, Jackie Chan should watch some Miike Takahashii movies, to see realy violent movies

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"It offended me that they didn’t use Japanese actresses. There are some exceptional actresses working in Japan & many can or could be taught to speak what ever English was needed."

It offended me that a Japanese actor played a Chinese general in Red Cliff.

Moderator: Back on topic please.

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A serious role for Jakie Chan? Wow. I'm floored. I may have to see thiso ne.

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mhmmm ,ill wait this movie yohoo jackie chan !!

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