Beauty and the Beast fiasco: Malaysia firm not to allow movie release

Beauty and the Beast fiasco: Malaysia firm not to allow movie release

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KLUANG: The federal government remained agency in its stand to ban the screening of stay motion, Magnificence and the Beast if Walt Disney Co (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd couldn't meet the Movie Censorship Board’s request for a minor reduce involving a scene deemed delicate to the audiences within the nation.

House Affairs Deputy Minister, Datuk Nur Jazlan stated his Ministry by way of the Censorship Board will solely permit the screening if the movie distributor has  the stipulated regulation and act.

“Movies regarding LGBT (lesbian, homosexual, bisexual and transgender) aren't allowed as the weather within the movies would affect us and never useful to the nation’s improvement,” he stated at a media convention after attending the celebration of the 277th Jail Day and 2017 Anti-Medicine Day.

The occasion was officiated by Deputy Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi at Simpang Renggam Jail right here at present.

He was commenting on the Magnificence and the Beast concern which screening to be postponed within the nation over a homosexual scene within the film.

Nur Jazlan additionally questioned Walt Disney’s refusal to cooperate with the Censorship Board to censor the scene within the film.

“They will’t do this as a result of the Malaysian market is comparatively small … if it isn't screened, film operators won't lose a lot.

“If in China, Russia or United States of America, they might bow to the  demand of their tradition however Malaysia is so small, they need to play hero,” he stated.

The movie was to be screened within the nation since yesterday, however needed to be shelved as there was an issue on the homosexual character, LeFou.

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