A Companion to Hong Kong Cinema (CNCZ - Wiley Blackwell by Esther M. K. Cheung,Gina Marchetti,Esther C. M. Yau

By Esther M. K. Cheung,Gina Marchetti,Esther C. M. Yau

A significant other to Hong Kong Cinema offers the 1st accomplished scholarly exploration of this particular international cinema. by means of embracing the interdisciplinary strategy of up to date movie and cultural stories, this assortment navigates theoretical debates whereas charting a brand new path for destiny study in Hong Kong film.

  • Examines Hong Kong cinema inside of an interdisciplinary context, drawing connections among media, gender, and Asian studies, Asian neighborhood experiences, chinese and cultural stories, international reviews, and significant theory
  • Highlights the customarily contentious debates that form present puzzling over movie as a medium and its attainable future
  • Investigates how altering examine on gender, the physique, and sexual orientation modify the ways that we study sexual distinction in Hong Kong cinema
  • Charts how advancements in theories of colonialism, postcolonialism, globalization, neoliberalism,  Orientalism, and nationalism rework our realizing of the economics and politics of the Hong Kong movie industry
  • Explores how the techniques of diaspora, nostalgia, exile, and trauma supply possibilities to reconsider permitted methods of figuring out Hong Kong’s well known cinematic genres and stars

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