• Kyodo


A Kochi cinema said Saturday it cannot screen the documentary “Yasukuni” because the distributor will not provide the controversial award-winning film since the key person featured now says he wants to be deleted from it.

Tokyo’s Yasukuni Shrine, where most of the film was shot, said Friday on its Web site that it has asked Chinese director Li Ying and the distributor to delete some of the content because it misrepresents the facts.

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