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Movie poster for ‘Arrival’ puts Shanghai’s famous Oriental Pearl Tower in Hong Kong, upsetting locals who are already tense about China’s governance of the territory

tagline from the science fiction film "Arrival" — "Language is the first weapon drawn in a conflict"— speaks directly to tensions in Hong Kong around the increasing use of Mandarin instead of of the local dialect, Cantonese.
7 months ago
Amedeo Tumolillo
By Amedeo Tumolillo
Amedeo Tumolillo is an editorial consultant with SupChina and award-winning multimedia journalist. He previously worked at The New York Times and Spectrum. Follow him on Twitter at @hellotumo.
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