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Hong Kong Cinema The Extra Dimensions

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ISBN-10: 0851705146

ISBN-13: 9780851705149

Edition: 1997

Authors: Stephen Teo

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This is the first full-length, English-language study of one of the world's most exciting and innovative cinemas. Covering a period from 1909 to the "end of Hong Kong Cinema" in the present day, this unique book is packed with information about the films, the studios, the personalities, and the contexts that have shaped a cinema famous for its energy and style. Hong Kong Cinemaenhances our understanding and enjoyment of the films of such legendary figures as King Hu, Bruce Lee, and Jackie Chan, moving up to date with the work of John Woo and the directors of the various "New Waves."
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Book details

List price: $44.95
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: BFI Publishing
Publication date: 9/26/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 319
Size: 6.18" wide x 9.45" long x 0.89" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Early Hong Kong Cinema: The Shanghai Hangover
Shanghai Redone: Les Sing-Song Girls in Hong Kong
The Early Cantonese Cinema
Father and Son
The Romantic and the Cynical Mandarins
The Dao of King Hu
The Sword and the Fist
Bruce Lee: Narcissus and the Little Dragon
Jacky Chan: The Other Kung Fu Dragon
The New Wave
The New Wave's Action Auteurs
The Second Wave
Reverence and Fear: Hong Kong's China Syndrome
Ghosts, Cadavers, Demons and Other Hybrids
Bad Customers and Big Timers
Postmodernism and the End of Hong Kong Cinema