The opening of the film had been widely anticipated because of reports it would only have minor cuts from government censors, despite Tarantino’s reputation for violence.
Some microbloggers said the film had begun to roll when it was stopped and they were told to leave cinemas. “We got the notice from our headquarters this morning but it was too late to cancel two viewings,” said an official at one of several Shanghai theatres contacted. “We were only told that it was due to some technology problems and were told to cancel it. They didn’t tell us when the film would be shown again.”
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