Taiwan Film Directors / Edition 1

Taiwan Film Directors / Edition 1

by Emilie Yueh-Yu Yeh, Darrell Davis, Emilie Yueh-Yu Yeh
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0231128991

ISBN-13: 9780231128995

Pub. Date: 06/01/2005

Publisher: Columbia University

Focusing on the work of four contemporary filmmakers—Ang Lee, Edward Yang, Hou Hsiao-hsien, and Tsai Ming-liang—the authors explore how these filmmakers broke from tradition, creating a cinema that is both personal and insistent on examining Taiwan's complex history. Featuring stills, anecdotes, and close readings of films, the authors consider the

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Focusing on the work of four contemporary filmmakers—Ang Lee, Edward Yang, Hou Hsiao-hsien, and Tsai Ming-liang—the authors explore how these filmmakers broke from tradition, creating a cinema that is both personal and insistent on examining Taiwan's complex history. Featuring stills, anecdotes, and close readings of films, the authors consider the influence of Hong Kong and martial arts films, directors' experiments with autobiography, the shifting fortunes of the Taiwanese film industry, and Taiwan cinema in the context of international cinema's aesthetics and business practices.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780231128995
Publisher:
Columbia University
Publication date:
06/01/2005
Series:
Film and Culture Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
310
Product dimensions:
0.70(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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