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AP: Director Woo can’t film on Yangtze

AP: Director Woo can't film on Yangtze

Director John Woo says efforts to depict an ancient Chinese battle in his new film have been frustrated because he can’t shoot at China’s largest river, the Yangtze. Woo has had to rely on special effects to create a similar backdrop in the upcoming movie, “Battle of Red Cliff.” It is based on a war of the same name in 208 A.D. that determined the geography of the Three Kingdoms period, when China had three separate rulers. AP reports.

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