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 spouse to Hong Kong Cinema presents the 1st complete scholarly exploration of this detailed international cinema. by means of embracing the interdisciplinary process of latest movie and cultural reports, this assortment navigates theoretical debates whereas charting a brand new direction for destiny study in Hong Kong film.

  • Examines Hong Kong cinema inside an interdisciplinary context, drawing connections among media, gender, and Asian studies, Asian local stories, chinese and cultural reviews, international reports, and significant theory
  • Highlights the usually contentious debates that form present wondering movie as a medium and its attainable future
  • Investigates how altering learn on gender, the physique, and sexual orientation adjust the ways that we examine sexual distinction in Hong Kong cinema
  • Charts how advancements in theories of colonialism, postcolonialism, globalization, neoliberalism,  Orientalism, and nationalism remodel our knowing of the economics and politics of the Hong Kong movie industry
  • Explores how the suggestions of diaspora, nostalgia, exile, and trauma supply possibilities to reconsider authorized methods of knowing Hong Kong’s renowned cinematic genres and stars

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