City of Sadness

City of Sadness

by Berenice Reynaud
     
 

This text introduces the Western audience to the richness of New Taiwanese Cinema. It revisits a painful episode in Taiwanese history, creating an elliptical and impressionistic picture of Chiang Kai-shek's takeover of the island after the defeat of his Kuomintang army by Mao Zedong.  See more details below

Overview

This text introduces the Western audience to the richness of New Taiwanese Cinema. It revisits a painful episode in Taiwanese history, creating an elliptical and impressionistic picture of Chiang Kai-shek's takeover of the island after the defeat of his Kuomintang army by Mao Zedong.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780851709307
Publisher:
BFI Publishing
Publication date:
07/28/2002
Series:
BFI Modern Classics Series
Pages:
95
Product dimensions:
5.36(w) x 7.51(h) x 0.28(d)

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Meet the Author

BéréBérénice Reynaud is the author of Nouvelles Chines, nouveaux cinémas (1999) and has written extensively on Chinese cinema. She teaches at the California
Institute of the Arts.

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