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Censorship in China - Part 5: The Last Wish

Yu-sheng Tian's Buddy Sex Comedy Banned from Release

The buddy comedy The Last Wish is the fifth domestic film this year to be banned from theaters by Chinese censorship and the second by distributor Huayi Brothers Film, which is now pushing the company into financial difficulties. Director Tian Yu-sheng's film (who made the series The Ex-File) is a crude sex comedy in which a terminally ill young man wants to lose his virginity before death.

The film already got problems with censorship in June 2019 and had to change its name from A Great Wish to A Tiny Little Wish. The word "great" (Chinese: "weida") should only be used for the Chinese president and special state events, not for a sex comedy, according to the censors. Sometime later, the title changed to The Last Wish.

At the beginning of July 2019, the cinema release was cancelled only two weeks before the date. The reason given is “production difficulties”. Maybe the censors felt offended when the filmmakers changed the movie title from "Great" to "Tiny Little". Maybe all this was just a pretext and they were bothered by the film concept itself.

Without a release date in China, a release abroad is also uncertain.

Release: Aug 12, 2019 - Author: sausagemoo81 - Translator: Mike Lowrey

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