China Film Censorship

January 24, 2013 - 8:32 AM
FILE - In this Jan. 21, 2013 file photo, Lana Wachowski, left, and Andy Wachowski, center, co-writers and co-directors of "Cloud Atlas," look on as Chinese actress and cast member Zhou Xun, right, speaks during a press conference held ahead of the movie's China premiere in Beijing, China. Nearly 40 minutes has been chopped from China’s version of the soon-to-be-released Hollywood film “Cloud Atlas,” deleting both gay and straight love scenes to satisfy local censors despite a movie-going public that increasingly chafes at censorship. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)