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Wong Kar-wai's Happy Together

Author: Jeremy Tambling
Publisher: Hong Kong [China] : Hong Kong University Press, ©2003
Series: New Hong Kong cinema.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
This book shows two Chinese gay men in Buenos Aires and reflects on Hong Kong's past and future by probing masculinity, aggression, identity, and homosexuality. It also gives a reading of Latin America, perhaps as an allegory of Hong Kong as another post-colonial society.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Named Person: Kar-wai Wong; Kar-wai Wong; Kar-wai Wong
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jeremy Tambling
ISBN: 9789888053353 9888053353 9622095887 9789622095885 9622095895 9789622095892 1282709631 9781282709638 9786612709630 6612709634
OCLC Number: 1032571763
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 122 pages, 4 unnumbered pages of plates) : color illustrations, digital file
Contents: 1. Introduction : approaching the film --
2. Happy together and allegory --
3. Contexts : why Buenos Aires? --
4. Contexts : the road movie --
5. Reading the film --
6. Happy together and homosexuality --
7. Happy together, Hong Kong and melancholy --
8. Epilogue : Happy together and In the mood for love --
Notes --
Filmography --
Bibliography.
Series Title: New Hong Kong cinema.
Responsibility: Jeremy Tambling.

Abstract:

This book shows two Chinese gay men in Buenos Aires and reflects on Hong Kong's past and future by probing masculinity, aggression, identity, and homosexuality. It also gives a reading of Latin America, perhaps as an allegory of Hong Kong as another post-colonial society.

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