New Chinese Cinema

New Chinese Cinema

by Kwok-Kan Tam, Wimal Dissanayake, Wimal Dissanayake
     
 


Focusing on the work of six directors --Chen Kaige, Zhang Yimou and Tian Zhuangzhuang; Taiwan's Hou Hsiao-hsien and Edward Yang; and Hong Kong's Stanley Kwan--New Chinese Cinema discusses the themes and stylistic characteristics of the new cinema. Illustrated with movie stills and location shots, and drawing on interviews with many of the featuredSee more details below

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Focusing on the work of six directors --Chen Kaige, Zhang Yimou and Tian Zhuangzhuang; Taiwan's Hou Hsiao-hsien and Edward Yang; and Hong Kong's Stanley Kwan--New Chinese Cinema discusses the themes and stylistic characteristics of the new cinema. Illustrated with movie stills and location shots, and drawing on interviews with many of the featured film-makers, this book brings new insight to the discussion of one of the most vibrant and influential of the world's cinematic traditions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195906073
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
07/01/1998
Series:
Images of Asia Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
120
Product dimensions:
7.70(w) x 5.40(h) x 0.50(d)

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