Cycling past Tiananmen

Summer Palace is a Chinese romance centered around the events of Tiananmen Square in 1989. The film has been banned in China. You can see some characters ride their bicycles past Tiananmen Square in the trailer.

Available from Amazon: Summer Palace Region 1 DVD with subtitles.

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  • Anonymous
    June 4, 2009 - 7:26 pm | Permalink

    Speaking of Tiananmen and bikes, check this out. http://lens.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/06/04/behind-the-scenes-a-new-angle-on-history/In addition to the bikes in the foreground, not the dude casually riding past 'tank man'. I've seen some scary stuff in my mirror while commuting… but never tanks shooting my direction!

  • Anonymous
    June 4, 2009 - 12:26 pm | Permalink

    Speaking of Tiananmen and bikes, check this out.

    http://lens.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/06/04/behind-the-scenes-a-new-angle-on-history/

    In addition to the bikes in the foreground, not the dude casually riding past 'tank man'. I've seen some scary stuff in my mirror while commuting… but never tanks shooting my direction!

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