Hollywood East: Hong Kong Movies and the People who Made Them

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Contemporary Books, 2000 - Performing Arts - 274 pages
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The visually striking, lightning-fast action movies of Hong Kong used to be a favorite only of cult film enthusiasts -- these days, however, stars such as Sammo Hung, Jet Li, and Jackie Chan are household names. This book offers an inside look at the explosive Hong Kong film industry, its skyrocketing popularity, and its sometimes controversial relationship with Hollywood.

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