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Andrew Lau and Alan Mak's Infernal Affairs - The Trilogy

Andrew Lau and Alan Mak's Infernal Affairs - The Trilogy

Gina Marchetti

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098015
eISBN:
9789882206601
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098015.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Infernal Affairs has received journalistic, popular and corporate notice but little vigorous critical attention. This book explores the way this example of Hong Kong's cinematic eclecticism has ... More

Ann Huis Song of the Exile

Ann Huis Song of the Exile

Audrey Yue

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028757
eISBN:
9789882206618
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028757.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The pioneering independent filmmaker Ann On-wah Hui has drawn much acclaim for her sensitive portrayals of numerous Hong Kong tragedies and marginalized populations. In a career spanning three ... More

Chinese EcocinemaIn the Age of Environmental Challenge

Chinese Ecocinema: In the Age of Environmental Challenge

Sheldon H. Lu and Jiayan Mi (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622090866
eISBN:
9789882206724
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622090866.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In coming decades, film will be one of the primary ways in which China adopts and expands ecological consciousness. This anthology is a book-length study of China's ecosystem through the lens of ... More

Cinema at the City's Edge

Cinema at the City's Edge

Yomi Braester and James Tweedie (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099845
eISBN:
9789882206731
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099845.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Cinema has been a primary mechanism for entertaining migrants to the modern city, recording and displaying a historically new experience to urban populations themselves, while also disseminating the ... More

Director in Action

Director in Action

Stephen Teo

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098398
eISBN:
9789882206823
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098398.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

One of the most prominent directors in Hong Kong at the moment, Johnnie To Kei-fung, has over the past few years been receiving more attention at film festivals globally with films such as Breaking ... More

Fruit Chan's Made in Hong Kong

Fruit Chan's Made in Hong Kong

Esther M. K. Cheung

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099777
eISBN:
9789882206953
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099777.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book is about Fruit Chan's film Made in Hong Kong (1997), a tragic coming-of-age story which follows three disillusioned local youths struggling to navigate Hong Kong public housing projects and ... More

Hong Kong ScreenscapesFrom the New Wave to the Digital Frontier

Hong Kong Screenscapes: From the New Wave to the Digital Frontier

Esther M. K. Cheung, Gina Marchetti, and See-Kam Tan

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028566
eISBN:
9789882206991
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028566.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Global connections and screen innovations converge in Hong Kong cinema. This volume focuses on the film clubs of the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s, as well as new waves since, that have both refreshed and ... More

Horror to the ExtremeChanging Boundaries in Asian Cinema

Horror to the Extreme: Changing Boundaries in Asian Cinema

Jinhee Choi and Mitsuyo Wada-Marciano (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099722
eISBN:
9789882207028
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099722.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book compares production and consumption of Asian horror cinemas in different national contexts and their multidirectional dialogues with Hollywood and neighboring Asian cultures. Chapters ... More

Japanese Cinema Goes GlobalFilmworkers' Journeys

Japanese Cinema Goes Global: Filmworkers' Journeys

Yoshiharu Tezuka

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9789888083329
eISBN:
9789882209282
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083329.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Japan's film industry has gone through dramatic changes in recent decades, as international consumer forces and transnational talent have brought unprecedented engagement with global trends. With ... More

Jin YanThe Rudolph Valentino of Shanghai

Jin Yan: The Rudolph Valentino of Shanghai

Richard J. Meyer

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622095861
eISBN:
9789882207080
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622095861.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book tells the story of the “Emperor of Film”, who dominated the golden age of Chinese silent movies. Jin Yan achieved his greatest stardom in the 1930s, when women literally threw themselves at ... More

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