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“The Promise” Director Upset with Parody

"The Promise" Director Upset with Parody

Chinese director Chen Kaige (“Farewell My Concubine“), attending the Berlin International Film Festival with his epic “The Promise,” is not pleased with a parody of his movie that has appeared online. “A Murder Sparked by a Chinese Bun,” by “Internet prankster Hu Ge … expands on the movie’s premise that one of its main characters turned evil because he was cheated out of a Chinese bun as a child.” Kaige called the movie immoral and has asked his lawyer to explore legal options. The AP reports.

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