Cinema in the People's Republic of China

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Celluloid tale of Mao's friendship with Edgar Snow
The Straits Times, 11 October 2000. A film about a US journalist's friendship with the late Chairman Mao Zedong is denounced by the journalist's widow, who threatens to sue over alleged copyright infringement. The film is a screen adaptation of Edgar Snow's path-breaking 1938 book about his experiences visiting the communist leader when his guerilla army was still battling for survival in north-eastern China.
China Inc is the way to vault to top
By Felix Soh, The Straits Times, 28 March 2001. The significance of the success of the made-in-Asia film, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, goes beyond the four Oscars it harvested at this week's Academy Awards. It shows that China Inc works.
Premiere Of Hollywood-made Chinese Movie
Xinhua, 22 April 2001. The Pavilion of Women, is a noticeably Hollywood-style Chinese movie, jointly produced by Universal Pictures and the Beijing Film Studio. It depicts an exceedingly romantic story between a Chinese lady in south China and her American tutor.