Skyfall heavily edited by Chinese Government censors


Record-breaking James Bond film Skyfall opens today in China, but according to reports, some of its scenes have been censored and altered to make it acceptable to the Chinese authorities.

One scene that has been been completely culled takes place in Shanghai, when a French hitman (played by Ola Rapace) is shown shooting a Chinese security guard in the elevator lobby of a skyscraper before preparing for an assassination. …

It is not uncommon for imported films to open in China with potentially politically or culturally controversial scenes edited out. Men in Black 3, Pirates Of The Caribbean: At World’s End and Mission: Impossible 3 were all heavily altered by the Chinese authorities. …

(Excerpt) Read more at telegraph.co.uk …

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