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Epic War Flim "Seediq Bale" Premieres in Beijing

2012-05-07 11:02:38        Chinese Films

Director Wei Tesheng (left) at the event. [Photo: mtime.com]

The Taiwanese epic war movie "Seediq Bale" premiered yesterday in Beijing, Mtime.com reports.

Produced by John Woo and directed by Wei Tesheng, the movie tells the story of a battle waged by the island's aboriginal Seediq people against the Japanese invaders that ruled Taiwan from 1895 to 1945.

Wei attended the event with a group of Taiwanese aborigines. Director Chen Guofu and actor Wu Jing were also spotted there.

Wei told the media that the film's star-studded cast would not appear at any promotional events on the mainland.

"Any intentional activity would be an insult to history," Wei said. "And I hope audiences can focus on the movie."

The movie will be screened on the mainland beginning May 10.

By Chen Nan


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