• Kyodo News


A Tokyo cinema decided against showing a controversial documentary film by a Chinese director on Tokyo’s war-related Yasukuni Shrine, citing the potential bother it may cause to other tenants in the same building, an official of movie theater operator T-Joy Co. said Tuesday.

“The film has been talked about so much that it may create trouble and we don’t want to cause inconvenience to the building’s tenants,” a T-Joy official was quoted as telling Argo Pictures, a distributor of “Yasukuni” by resident Chinese director Li Ying.

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