Q1: Why was the Barbie movie banned in Vietnam?
A1: The Barbie movie was banned in Vietnam because it featured a scene with a map of the South China Sea, which China claims almost entirely. (July 05, 2023)
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Q2: Did the map in the Barbie movie imply any political statement?
A2: No, the map featured in the Barbie movie was a child's doodle and not a geopolitical statement. (July 05, 2023)
Q3: Was the Barbie movie highly anticipated?
A3: Yes, the Barbie movie was one of the most anticipated films of 2023. (July 05, 2023)
Q4: What was the reason for banning Barbie in Vietnam?
A4: Barbie was banned in Vietnam for depicting China's controversial nine-dash line, which was repudiated in an international arbitration ruling. (July 05, 2023)
Q5: What other movie faced a ban in Vietnam for violating cultural norms?
A5: In November, a film called Joyland was banned in Vietnam for violating cultural norms. (No specific date mentioned)