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The movie, which had been cleared by Chinese censors for theatrical exhibition in the world's No. 2 movie market, was yanked from theaters without any explanation, some screenings stopping just a few minutes after the lights dimmed and the credits started to roll.
A Shanghai cinema company said that screenings of the film would be delayed indefinitely for "technical reasons." But many assumed
"The director had agreed to minor adjustments for different markets," Zhang Miao, Sony's head of China operations, said at the time. "The violence in the film is a way to serve the main theme, and to tone it down a bit won't hurt the film's essence. For example, the blood can be darkened a little, and the spouts of blood can be shortened."
The State Administration for Radio, Film and Television did not issue any announcement regarding the suspension of "Django Unchained."
"Django Unchained" was the first of Tarantino's films to receive permission for screening on mainland China.