Hong Kong Cinema

A Companion to Hong Kong Cinema  

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A Companion to Hong Kong Cinema

A Companion to Hong Kong Cinema by Esther M. K. Cheung, Gina Marchetti, Esther C. M. Yau
2015 | ISBN: 0470659289 | English | 640 pages | PDF | 11 MB

Wong Kar-wai's Happy Together (The New Hong Kong Cinema)  

Posted by Nice_smile) at Sept. 19, 2015
Wong Kar-wai's Happy Together (The New Hong Kong Cinema)

Wong Kar-wai's Happy Together (The New Hong Kong Cinema) by Jeremy Tambling
English | July 8, 2003 | ISBN: 9622095895 | 140 Pages | PDF | 4.84 MB

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.

Wong Kar-wai's Ashes of Time (The New Hong Kong Cinema)  

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Wong Kar-wai's Ashes of Time (The New Hong Kong Cinema)

Wong Kar-wai's Ashes of Time (The New Hong Kong Cinema) by Dorothy Wong
English | July 8, 2003 | ISBN: 9622095844 | 196 Pages | PDF | 7.04 MB

This book presents the nature and significance of Ashes of Time , and the reasons for its being regarded as a landmark in Hong Kong cinema.

John Woo's A Better Tomorrow (The New Hong Kong Cinema)  

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John Woo's A Better Tomorrow (The New Hong Kong Cinema)

John Woo's A Better Tomorrow (The New Hong Kong Cinema) by Karen Fang
English | Feb. 10, 2004 | ISBN: 9622096522 | 156 Pages | PDF | 6.3 MB

This book describes the different responses to the movie in Hong Kong and later in its reception worldwide, which paved the way for the promotion of John Woo and Chow Yun-fat totheir current prominence in Hollywood.
Tsui Hark's Zu: Warriors from the Magic Mountain (The New Hong Kong Cinema)

Tsui Hark's Zu: Warriors from the Magic Mountain (The New Hong Kong Cinema) by Andrew Schroeder
English | Feb. 10, 2004 | ISBN: 9622096514 | 124 Pages | PDF | 14.8 MB

This book provides essential historical background to that remarkable set of events by analyzing the culture, political and technological network surrounding Tsui Hark's masterful but under-appreciated Zu: Warriors From the Magic Mountain .

Masculinities and Hong Kong Cinema  

Posted by Nice_smile) at Sept. 17, 2015
Masculinities and Hong Kong Cinema

Masculinities and Hong Kong Cinema by Laikwan Pang
English | Apr. 5, 2005 | ISBN: 9622097383 | 356 Pages | PDF | 17.2 MB

This book has two objectives: first, to investigate the multiple meanings and manifestations of masculinities in Hong Kong cinema that compliment and contradict each other.

Fruit Chan's Durian Durian (The New Hong Kong Cinema)  

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Fruit Chan's Durian Durian (The New Hong Kong Cinema)

Fruit Chan's Durian Durian (The New Hong Kong Cinema) by Wendy Gan
English | June 7, 2005 | ISBN: 962209743X | 124 Pages | PDF | 11.66 MB

This book examines how Fruit Chan's Durian Durian sensitively portrays the unsettling seismic shifts affecting the inhabitants of both China and Hong Kong in a post-1997 context.
Mabel Cheung Yuen-Ting's An Autumn's Tale (The New Hong Kong Cinema)

Mabel Cheung Yuen-Ting's An Autumn's Tale (The New Hong Kong Cinema) by Stacilee Ford
English | May 6, 2008 | ISBN: 9622098940 | 144 Pages | PDF | 18.1 MB

This study of An Autumn's Tale argues that Hong Kong films are a window into understanding the shared pasts and ongoing connections between Hong Kong and other globalized cities.

Fruit Chan's Made in Hong Kong (The New Hong Kong Cinema)  

Posted by Nice_smile) at Sept. 10, 2015
Fruit Chan's Made in Hong Kong (The New Hong Kong Cinema)

Fruit Chan's Made in Hong Kong (The New Hong Kong Cinema) by Esther Cheung
English | Aug. 11, 2009 | ISBN: 9622099777 | 196 Pages | PDF | 2.96 MB

The books takes an interdisciplinary approach to analyze Fruit Chan's Made in Hong Kong, using perspectives ranging from sociology, history, film studies, cultural and critical theories, and globalization studies.
Peter Ho-Sun Chan's He's a Woman, She's a Man (The New Hong Kong Cinema)

Peter Ho-Sun Chan's He's a Woman, She's a Man (The New Hong Kong Cinema) by Lisa Stokes
English | May 12, 2009 | ISBN: 962209970X | 164 Pages | PDF | 1.16 MB

This concise book is an in-depth analysis of Hong Kong director Peter Chan's dramedy 'He's a Woman, She's a Man,' including the artistic, cultural, socio-economic and political aspects of the film, with an emphasis on audience/spectator response, globalism, gender and sexual orientation, and the figure of actor Leslie Cheung.