Floods of Religious Sensitivities…China bans the release of the Hollywood take on Noah

Posted: 9 May, 2014 in world
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Floods of Religious Sensitivities…China bans the release of the Hollywood take on Noah

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Poster Noah 2014 Darren Aronofsky China has banned the release of biblical epic Noah starring Russell Crowe.Paramount Pictures tried to secure a release slot but getting the Bible-based story past China’s cinematic censors was stymied due to Beijing’s sensitivities on religious issues. A source told the Hollywood Reporter:

This was for religious reasons, though it seems the whole issue was quite complicated.

The LA Times cited a source who suggested Noah may also have been refused a Chinese release for commercial reasons due to proximity with several other Hollywood releases.

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