Once A Hero: The Vanishing Hong Kong Cinema

Once A Hero: The Vanishing Hong Kong Cinema

by Perry Lam

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ISBN-13: 9789881500519
Publisher: Hong Kong University Press
Publication date: 04/05/2011
Pages: 188
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 7.00(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Perry Lam was among the first to critically examine Hong Kong movies in English on a regular basis, with reviews in the early 1980s for South China Morning Post. Widely quoted by the international press including Reuters, The Associated Press, Asiaweek and Cahiers du Cinéma, he has long been recognized as an authority on Hong Kong cinema. He was editorial director of Muse magazine and taught Asian cinema as adjunct professor of Syracuse University Hong Kong Center. He is now assistant editorial director of Oxford University Press and writes columns in Chinese for Hong Kong Economic Journal and Yazhou Zhoukan. Once A Hero The Vanishing Hong Kong Cinema is his first English book.

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