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Sinascape : contemporary Chinese cinema

Author: Gary G Xu
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2011.
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Sinascape: Contemporary Chinese Cinema is a comprehensive study of Chinese-language films at the turn of the millennium. Emphasizing the transnational nature of contemporary Chinese cinema, it provides close readings of most of the important films of China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and explores the interactions and transactions among these films and between Chinese cinema and Hollywood. General readers, film enthusiasts,  Read more...

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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gary G Xu
ISBN: 9781461642886 1461642884
OCLC Number: 1030407600
Description: Online Ressource (xii, 175 Seiten) : Illustrationen
Contents: Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 The Right to Copy and the Digital Copyright: Hero, House of Flying Daggers, and China's Cultural Symptoms Chapter 3 Violence, the Sixth Generation Filmmaking, and Devils on the Doorstep Chapter 4 My Camera Doesn't Lie: Cinematic Realism and Chinese Cityscape in Beijing Bicycle and Suzhou River Chapter 5 Shaw Brothers' Old Cinema Excavated: From Kung Fu Hustle to Goodbye Dragon Inn Chapter 6 The Smell of the City: Memory and Hou Hsiao-hsien's Millennium Mambo Chapter 7 Hollywood Hong Kong, Hollywood Hong Kong, and the Cinematic Mode of Production Chapter 8 Postscript: Remaking East Asia
Responsibility: Gary G. Xu.


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