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Contemporary Asian cinema : popular culture in a global frame

Author: Anne Tereska Ciecko
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Berg, 2006.
Series: Asian cinema series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : English edView all editions and formats
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Asia produces more films than any other part of the world. With chapters on Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam, Thailand, the Philippines, India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Korea, Mainland China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Japan, this book presents the most authoritative assessment of contemporary Asian cinema available. Each chapter describes the cultural aspects of popular film production, analyzing key films in the  Read more...
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Contemporary Asian cinema.
Oxford ; New York : Berg, 2006
(OCoLC)645847713
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Anne Tereska Ciecko
ISBN: 9781845202361 1845202368 9781845202378 1845202376
OCLC Number: 62738589
Description: vi, 250 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction to popular Asian cinema, with acknowledgements / Anne T. Ciecko --
Theorizing Asian cinema(s) / Anne T. Ciecko --
Philippines : cinema and its hybridity / José B. Capino --
Vietnam : chronicles of old and new / Panivong Norindr --
Thailand : revival in an age of globalization / Anchalee Chaiworaporn and Adam Knee --
Singapore : developments, challenges, and projections / Jan Uhde and Yvonne Ng Uhde --
Malaysia : melodramatic drive, rural discord, urban heartaches / William van der Heide --
Indonesia : screening a nation in the post-new order / Krishna Sen --
Sri Lanka : art, commerce, and cultural modernity / Wimal Dissanayake --
Bangladesh : native resistance and nationalist discourse / Zakir Hossain Raju --
India : Bollywood's global coming of age / Jyotika Virdi and Corey K. Creekmur --
Mainland China : public square to shopping mall and the new entertainment film / Augusta Lee Palmer --
Taiwan : popular cinema's disappearing act / Emilie Yueh-yu Yeh --
Hong Kong : cinematic cycles of grief and glory / Anne T. Ciecko --
South Korea : film on the global stage / Hyangjin Lee --
Japan : cause for (cautious) optimism / Darrell William Davis.
Series Title: Asian cinema series.
Responsibility: edited by Anne Tereska Ciecko.
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