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Johnnie To Kei-Fung's PTU

Author: Michael Ingham
Publisher: Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press ; London : Eurospan [distributor], 2009.
Series: New Hong Kong cinema.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Publication:HKU Press digital editions.
Summary:
PTU is an underappreciated noir masterpiece by one of Hong Kong's most prolific and commercially successful directors. In terms of character development and psychological complexity, Mike Ingham argues that PTU is the most aesthetically rigorous and satisfying of To's many films.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Ingham, Mike.
Johnnie To Kei-Fung's PTU.
Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press ; London : Eurospan [distributor], 2009
(OCoLC)295002143
Named Person: Johnny To; Johnny To; Johnny To
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Ingham
ISBN: 9789888052479 9888052470 661270909X 9786612709098
OCLC Number: 647840530
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 149 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Series Preface; Acknowledgements; 1 --
Introducing the Film; Introducing Johnnie --
'One of Our Own'; 2 --
'Into the Perilous Night' --
Police and Gangsters in the Hong Kong Mean Streets; 3 --
'Expect the Unexpected' --
PTU's Narrative and Aesthetics; 4 --
The Coda: What's the Story? --
Morning Glory!; Notes; Appendix: An interview with Johnnie To; Credits; Bibliography.
Series Title: New Hong Kong cinema.
Other Titles: PTU
Responsibility: Michael Ingham.

Abstract:

PTU is an underappreciated noir masterpiece by one of Hong Kong's most prolific and commercially successful directors. In terms of character development and psychological complexity, Mike Ingham argues that PTU is the most aesthetically rigorous and satisfying of To's many films.

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