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The cinema of Ang Lee : the other side of the screen

Author: Whitney Crothers Dilley
Publisher: London ; New York : Wallflower Press, 2007.
Series: Directors' cuts.
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One of cinema's most versatile yet popular directors, Ang Lee's diverse portfolio has seen him cut across cultural, national and sexual boundaries. This book explores the themes and issues he has addressed in films such as 'Eat Drink Man Woman', 'Sense and Sensibility' and 'Brokeback Mountain'.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Dilley, Whitney Crothers.
Cinema of Ang Lee.
London ; New York : Wallflower Press, 2007
(OCoLC)607183449
Named Person: Ang Lee; Ang Lee; Ang Lee
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Whitney Crothers Dilley
ISBN: 9781905674091 1905674090 1905674082 9781905674084
OCLC Number: 76936564
Description: ix, 203 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Ang Lee, a history --
Ang Lee as director: his position in Chinese and world cinema --
Confucian values and cultural displacement in Pushing hands --
Transgressing boundaries of gender and culture in The wedding banquet --
Globalisation and cultural identity in Eat drink man woman --
Opposition and resolution in Sense and sensibility --
Fragmented narratives/fragmented identities in The ice storm --
Race, gender, class and social identity in Ride with the devil --
Wuxia narrative and transnational Chinese identity in Crouching tiger, hidden dragon --
The ultimate outsider: Hulk --
Transcending gender in Brokeback Mountain --
Conclusion: The dream of cinema.
Series Title: Directors' cuts.
Responsibility: Whitney Crothers Dilley.

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One of cinema's most versatile yet popular directors, Ang Lee's diverse portfolio has seen him cut across cultural, national and sexual boundaries. This book explores the themes and issues he has addressed in films such as 'Eat Drink Man Woman', 'Sense and Sensibility' and 'Brokeback Mountain'.

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