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Piracy as a Window to the World – “Twenty fragments of a ravenous youth” – Xiaolu Guo

January 19th, 2012 · No Comments · Culture, Elitism, Intellectual Property, Policy

You could find anything you wanted here. CDs, with a hole punched into the middle by customs. VCDs and DVDs of old classics like The Goddess with Ruan Lingyu, Zhao Dan’s Crossroads, even the 1940s film Spring in a Small Town. And so many foreign films. Mamma Roma. Central Station. The Lost Weekend. Plus films [...]

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