New Chinese Cinema

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Oxford University Press, Jul 1, 1998 - Performing Arts - 96 pages
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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.

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Contents

Steps Toward a Personal Cinema
11
Dramas of Desire and
23
Reconfiguring the Familiar
35
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About the author (1998)

Wimal Dissanayake and Tam Kwok-Kan are both at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

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