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Film official cautions against importing Hollywood values into China
Film official cautions against importing Hollywood values into China

It's now the world's biggest film market outside the U.S. But how do Hollywood filmmakers successfully penetrate the Great Wall of China? Find reliable partners, hire screenwriters who've actually visited the country and avoid grafting "Hollywood values" onto the country. "When you choose your subject matter you have to work hard, you have to think deep," said Zhang Xun, former general manager of China Film Co-Production Corporation at a conference in Los Angeles on Monday. "Do not force Hollywood-style values onto China." Those were among the nuggets of advice offered by Xun and her colleagues at the inaugural U.S. China Film & Television...

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