The crew who used the cave cultural relics to set the scene
was ordered to rectify the
Wuguitou cave system in Yanqing District that was used without authorization. The functional department of the district-level cultural relics protection unit quickly disposed of the current cultural relics and restored their original appearance
The Wuguitou Cave on the Beijing-Zhangjiakou Railway is a district-level cultural relics protection unit in Yanqing District. Recently, some citizens discovered that the south entrance of the Wuguitou Cave was blocked by a camera crew, affecting the historical features of the cultural relics.
According to a reporter from the Beijing Youth Daily, the film crew used the cultural insurance policy location without the consent of the cultural relics management and use unit. With reference to the "Beijing Interim Measures for the Administration of Using Cultural Relics Protection Units to Shoot Movies and Televisions", relevant departments have ordered them to rectify. The cultural relics have now been restored to their original appearance.
Cave cultural relics are blocked
Citizens and local forest rangers found out in time
The Wuguitou Cave on the Beijing-Zhangjiakou Railway is located in Badaling Town, Yanqing District, Beijing.
On November 15th, the citizen Mr. Sun visited and found that workers used wooden boards to block the south entrance of Wuguitou Cave, which affected the historical features of the cultural relics.
The next day, a reporter from the Beiqing Daily came to Wuguitou Cave. Scaffolding was erected outside the entrance of the south cave, which was about 8 meters high. The entrance of the cave was blocked by spliced wooden boards, and the cave was not transparent to light.
The western-style archway outside the entrance of the cave is not blocked. The concrete plaque above the archway was inscribed by Mr. Guan Mianjun, who was the office of the Beijing-Zhangjiakou Railway Association. The traditional Chinese characters "Wuguitou Cave" are written from right to left, and the small characters are signed "Guangxu Thirty-Three" The construction was completed in February of the year," that is, the construction was completed in February 1907.
The Wuguitou Cave is more than 40 meters long. The north entrance of the cave is not blocked. The camera crew’s working vehicles are parked outside the entrance of the cave. Workers are resting in the car. The reporter asked the staff about the name of the camera crew. The other party said the name of the play has not yet been determined.
At the entrance of the north cave, forest ranger Cao Jingyu stayed here.
He told reporters from Beiqing Daily that Wuguitou Cave belongs to the boundary of Sanbao Village. On the afternoon of November 15th, he discovered that the entrance of the south cave was blocked with plates, but the construction party did not notify the village committee.
Considering that Wuguitou Cave is a cultural relic, he asked the construction party to stop construction immediately.
The film crew used cultural relics to set the scene
Without the consent of the management and use unit
Do I need to apply to relevant departments for filming film and television dramas with cultural preservation units?
A reporter from Beijing Youth Daily logged onto the official website of the Beijing Municipal Bureau of Cultural Heritage and found that the “Interpretation of the Interim Measures for the Administration of Filming and Television Shooting by Cultural Relics Protection Units in Beijing” announced on June 22 this year stated that according to the Beijing Municipal People’s Government on February 12, 2018 The fourth revision of Government Order No. 277, the use of cultural relics protection units to shoot movies and television should obtain the consent of the cultural relics management and use units, and the filming plan shall be approved by the cultural relics management and use units, and the use of cultural relics protection units to shoot movies, The agreement of the TV set up a fire safety plan to ensure the safety of cultural relics protection units.
In accordance with the requirements for the management of cultural relics, the management and use unit of Wuguitou Cave is the Badaling Town Government.
A reporter from the Beiqing Daily learned from the relevant departments of Yanqing District that on November 15, the Cultural Tourism Bureau of Yanqing District and the Badaling Town Government received reports from villagers that some people blocked the Wuguitou Cave with wooden boards and iron pipe racks. The law enforcement team of the bureau and the head of the town government immediately went to the scene to verify. After understanding, the behavior was a preliminary setting prepared by Yitong Legend Film and Television Culture Media Co., Ltd. for the filming of the film "Mozart in Outer Space".
Because the film crew did not understand that Wuguitou Cave is a district-level cultural protection unit, they did not communicate with the district cultural and tourism bureau in advance, and did not provide the corresponding shooting plan to the Badaling Town Government, the cultural relic management and user unit, and did not obtain the consent of the town government. Conduct construction activities.
The baffle has been removed
The film crew resubmitted the shooting plan
According to a reporter from the Beiqing Daily, the District Cultural Tourism Bureau and the Badaling Town Government have ordered the film crew to demolish the background wall that has been erected on the afternoon of November 17.
According to relevant regulations, if the film crew is willing to shoot, they should provide the Badaling Town Government, the management and use unit of Wuguitou Cave, with relevant materials such as the shooting plan, work plan, and other related materials. After the expert review and approval, the shooting can be carried out in accordance with relevant procedures.
On November 18th, the Bureau of Culture and Tourism of Yanqing District and the Badaling Town Government organized relevant experts to demonstrate the feasibility of the new plan for the film crew to use the Wuguitou Cave to set the scene.
The expert group determined that the new setting plan complies with the basic principles of cultural relics protection, and the safety of cultural relics should be ensured during the implementation process.
The expert who participated in this demonstration, Mr. Liang Yugui of the Beijing Institute of Ancient Architecture, told the reporter of Beiqing Daily that after the original background wall was removed, the new plan still uses the Wuguitou Cave as the background and uses black cloth to cover the scenery. It will not be nailed to the surface of the cultural relics. The shooting has been completed and the cultural relics have been restored to their original appearance.
The first tunnel of the Beijing-Zhangjiakou Railway
The Wuguitou Cave on the Beijing-Zhangjiakou Railway was built in the 33rd year of Guangxu in the Qing Dynasty (1907).
According to Wang Wei, the author of the book "My Jingzhang Railway", Wuguitou Cave is the first tunnel built by the Jingzhang Railway. It is the first tunnel project in which Mr. Zhan Tianyou, the chief engineer of the Jingzhang Railway Other tunnels on the Beijing-Zhangjiakou Railway have accumulated experience and also boosted the confidence of engineers.
At the end of July 1939, a flash flood broke out in the area, which destroyed the railway embankment and bridges near Wuguitou Cave.
In 1940, the Wuguitou Cave was abandoned due to flood control changes.
In 1999, Wuguitou Cave was announced as a cultural protection unit at the county level (now district level) of Yanqing County.
Photo by Wen Bing/Reporter Cui Yifei