A Chinese worker installs advertisement for film "A World Without Thieves" at a cinema in Shanghai.
A Chinese worker installs an advertisement for the film "A World Without Thieves" at a cinema in Shanghai December 13, 2004. The film, directed by China's Feng Xiaogang, features 43-year-old Hong Kong heart throb Andy Lau (2nd-L) and Taiwanese actress Rene Liu (2nd-R). Video piracy in Asia cost the world's movie makers US$718 million in 2003, 12 percent more than 2002, as pirate dealers abandoned older video cassettes for newer DVD formats. REUTERS/Claro Cortes IV CC/SH