'Curse of the Golden Flower'

Xi, however, is not a fan of some of his home country's more well-known films. The cable states: "In American movies, good usually prevails. In contrast, 'Curse of the Golden Flower,' a recently popular Chinese movie directed by Zhang Yimou and starring <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB0000007143" title="Gong Li" href="/topic/entertainment/gong-li-PECLB0000007143.topic">Gong Li</a> (she of "Miami  Vice" movie stardom) had been confusing to Xi. Some Chinese moviemakers neglect values they should promote."
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Xi, however, is not a fan of some of his home country's more well-known films. The cable states: "In American movies, good usually prevails. In contrast, 'Curse of the Golden Flower,' a recently popular Chinese movie directed by Zhang Yimou and starring Gong Li (she of "Miami Vice" movie stardom) had been confusing to Xi. Some Chinese moviemakers neglect values they should promote."

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