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Chinese director accuses Wanda of monopolizing market

One of China's most famous film directors publicly accused the country's richest man on Friday of monopolizing the cinema market and limiting screenings of his latest movie.

Veteran director Feng Xiaogang said his film "I Am Not Madame Bovary" has been given on average 40 percent or more of available screening slots in cinemas, but only 10.9 percent in those run by Wanda Cinemas.

The theater chain operator is owned by Wang Jianlin's Wanda Group, a real estate conglomerate that has moved into entertainment, buying Hollywood studio Legendary Entertainment and Dick Clark Productions, the TV company that produces the Golden Globes and the "Miss America"...