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The Famous Director Goes to Court

Chen Kaige, one of the most prominent Chinese film directors, is suing a young man for making a video spoofing the director's latest martial arts fantasy epic, The Promise. Chen, famed for his film Farewell, My Concubine, alleged copyright violation. Even though he may be on solid legal ground, most of the Chinese netizens are against him. ESWN translates from Chinese blogs to explain why.

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