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Sunshineblue Sunshineblue 10 years
Sticker I do hope that when you say 'They're corrupt, they kill their own poeple' you are in fact talking about the Chinese Government and not the whole of China, because that isn't true, and I think you'll find that most countries around the world even America, kill their own poeple. The film was actually banned, as some have said, because of the scene where Chinese gangsters are trying to buy weapons from Jack Nicholson's character. Nothing more, it's silly but it's true, but I guess thy do have Infernal Affairs so they're only missing out on Leo, poor them!!
sticker sticker 10 years
they're corrupt, they kill their own people, but don't ever critisize their politics. Many people are against the regime, so they are suspicious of everything, they also don't trust each other. And don't you think that you can come there and do humanitarian work, and they will be thankful. They are even suspicious of people who just want to help. So it's possible that you and I don't see the issue, but for them it's a big issue. I mean the poor people can't even look things up on wikipedia, and it is not that everything on wikipedia is about china or so.
pud3333 pud3333 10 years
Ummm... I don't get it. The Departed is a remake of the Chinese film Infernal Affairs. There's nothing political about The Departed. It's just a violent cops and robbers movie. And compared to a lot of Chinese Cinema, it's nowhere near as violent. So I'm just confused as to why they would ban it.
RainbowCrayon RainbowCrayon 10 years
**add's it to the list.** **~~Everyone who's anyone has been on sesame street.~~**
Aggie Aggie 10 years
Ah, China banns everything. Sigh. ______________________________________ \Don't chase the beat of your heart/
sticker sticker 10 years
Ok some people here are really ignorant. I mean i am not so into politics and all but i remember that we once discussed dictatorial governments, censure, communism and propaganda and all. So it's obviously some political issue. And it's not that america has nothing to do with that, the influence the american government has on some media is unhealthy.
haaa haaa 10 years
Slashyelizabeth is right. There is a scene where Chinese are trying to buy weapons from Jack Nicholson's character. Chinese government certainly don't like that. Although I personally don't like any banning, Chinese audience are not missing much. They already saw the original Hong Kong classic which is better in my opinion.
Luna13 Luna13 10 years
leo is so bleh looks wise
brokenhalo brokenhalo 10 years
I don't get why they banned it :? The only reason I could think of is because of the violence? But it wasn't NEARLY as violent as I'd expected it to be, in fact I thought it was pretty tame for a gangster/mafia movie!
BlondeSugar BlondeSugar 10 years
Poor China. They're missin out! Martin Scorsese is the cutest thing.
PoohBare PoohBare 10 years
Leo is getting better with age IMHO. The movie is banned...who cares really...
miss-britt miss-britt 10 years
LEO is so HOTT!!! can't get enough of him
EdwinaTheLovely EdwinaTheLovely 10 years
Brad Pitt is the producer, and he was also banned from China for life after he did 7 Years In Tibet. Maybe that's also factor? Longshot but you never know.
slashyelizabeth slashyelizabeth 10 years
they actually did say why. apparently there's a scene where china's acquisition (fictional, i guess) of some weapons is mentioned. they didn't take too kindly to that.
Fantasia1 Fantasia1 10 years
why would they ban it :?
marcthommo marcthommo 10 years
HOT!! ...omg Marc|Thommo
sgardner123 sgardner123 10 years
They didn't say why? Sarah G thescoop.livedigital.com
issybell issybell 10 years
don't know if it's the reason that it's banned but The Departed is the American remake of the Hong Kong movie "Infernal Affairs", which in itself was a great successful movie. Sorcesee didn't get any awards for the movie because the Hong Kong version was so well made. S just made it American...
toomanysidesofme toomanysidesofme 10 years
China bans everything that might compete with China's movie industry (which current is barely able to sustain itself).
Allize Allize 10 years
God Leo is looking fine! I haven't seen the movie yet, but I have heard good things, I am looking forward to seeing it.
Alleigh Alleigh 10 years
Such a good movie...their loss! And hello Leo, Matt,and Marky Mark!!
SaRaH-22 SaRaH-22 10 years
i havent seen that movie, is there anything bad in it? i havent heard anything!
rossi23 rossi23 10 years
Leo is a good actor and that movie is really a good one!Why banned???? fashionista loves Vale...
Tisane Tisane 10 years
China bans everything :/ I love Leo&Marty, can't wait for their next project!!!
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