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Title The cinema of Hong Kong : history, arts, identity / edited by Poshek Fu, David Desser.

Published Cambridge, UK ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2000.

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 UniM Bail High Use  791.43095125 CINE  OVERNIGHT LOAN  AVAILABLE
Physical description 333 pages ; 24 cm
Notes Includes index.
Contents Part I. History -- 1. Kung Fu Craze: Hong Kong Cinema's First American Reception / David Desser 19 -- 2. American Connection in Early Hong Kong Cinema / Law Kar 44 -- 3. 1960s: Modernity, Youth Culture, and Hong Kong Cantonese Cinema / Poshek Fu 71 -- 4. 1970s: Movement and Transition / Stephen Teo 90 -- Part II. Arts -- 5. Richness through Imperfection: King Hu and the Glimpse / David Bordwell 113 -- 6. Space, Place, and Spectacle: The Crisis Cinema of John Woo / Tony Williams 137 -- 7. Besides Fists and Blood: Michael Hui and Cantonese Comedy / Jenny Kwork Wah Lau 158 -- 8. Film Work of Ann Hui / Patricia Brett Erens 176 -- Part III. Identity -- 9. Between Nationalism and Colonialism: Mainland Emigres, Marginal Culture, and Hong Kong Cinema 1937-1941 / Poshek Fu 199 -- 10. Urban Cinema and the Cultural Identity of Hong Kong / Leung Ping-Kwan 227 -- 11. Rewriting History: Hong Kong Nostalgia Cinema and Its Social Practice / Natalia Chan Sui Hung 252 -- 12. Filming Diaspora and Identity: Hong Kong and 1997 / Sheldon Lu 273 -- 13. Buying American, Consuming Hong Kong: Cultural Commerce, Fantasies of Identity, and the Cinema / Gina Marchetti 289 -- 14. Hong Kong Electric Shadows: A Selected Bibliography of Studies in English / H.C. Li 314.
Summary This volume examines Hong Kong cinema in transnational, historical, and artistic contexts.
Other author Fu, Poshek, 1955-
Desser, David.
Subject Motion pictures -- China -- Hong Kong.
ISBN 0521772354