Chinese censors ban erotic movie producers

January 1st, 2008 - 2:57 pm ICT by admin  

New Delhi, Jan.1 (ANI): Chinese censors have banned producers of erotic movies and from competing for any film awards.
The ban, recently issued by the State Administration of Radio, Film and Television (SARFT), also prohibits directors and leading actors from taking part in such any awards, the Beijing News reported.
“The heaviest punishment for such violation would lead to a five-year ban of perpetrators from the movie industry,” the newly-issued ordinance was quoted by the newspaper.
The SARFT warned all major studios and local regulators to “bear their own responsibility in correcting the wrong deeds of producing erotic movies. Violating studios might face the harshest punishment of revoking permits for shooting films”, the newspaper said. (ANI)

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