Chinese films in focus : 25 new takes / Chris Berry ed.
London: British Film Institute, 2003.
Call No: 71(51) CHI Author: Berry, Chris CorpAuthor: BFI Source: UK Place: London Publisher: British Film Institute PubDate: 2003 PhysDes: viii, 216 p.. ill.. 24 cm. Subject: CHINA; HONG KONG; HEI PAO SHI JIAN (CC, Huang Jianxin, 1986); BLACK CANNON INCIDENT, THE (CC, Huang Jianxin, 1986); TOU-PEN NU-HAI (HK, Ann Hui, 1982); BOAT PEOPLE (HK, Ann Hui, 1982); BULLET IN THE HEAD, A (CN, Attila Bertalan, 1990); SINNUI YAUMAN (HK, Ching Siu Tung, 1987); CHINESE GHOST STORY, A (HK, Ching Siu Tung, 1987); CHONGQING SENLIN (HK, Wong Kar-Wai, 1994); CHUNGKING EXPRESS (HK, Wong Kar-Wai, 1994); WO HU ZANG LONG (HK, Ang Lee, 2000); ERMO (HK/CC, Zhou Xiaowen, 1994); WAN ZHONG (CC, Wu Ziniu, 1989); FLOATING LIFE (AT, Clara Law, 1996); HAI SHANG HUA (TZ, Hsiao-Hsien Hou, 1998); FLOWERS OF SHANGHAI (TZ, Hsiao-Hsien Hou, 1998); FU RONG ZHEN (CC, Xie Jin, 1986); IN THE MOOD FOR LOVE (HK, Wong Kar-Wai, 2000); YI GE DOU BU NENG SHAO (C, Zhang Yimou, 1999); TONG NIEN WANG SHI (TZ, Hou Hsiao-Hsien, 1986); HSIA NU (TZ, King Hu [pseud. of Hu Chin-Chuan], 1969); AIQING WANSUI (TZ, Tsai Ming-Liang, 1994); HSI YEN (TZ, Ang Lee, 1993); HUANG TUDI (CC, Chen Kaige, 1985); YI YI (JA/TZ, Edward Yang, 2000); CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON (HK, Ang Lee, 2000) Summary: "As Chinese films have stormed the international cinema, they have stimulated a wide range of vigorous debate and insightful scholarship. 'Chinese Films in Focus: 25 New Takes' consists of 25 fresh and original readings of individual Chinese films. Mainland China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and other parts of the diaspora are all included and historical coverage ranges from the 1930s to the present." [Taken from the back cover] Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index ISBN: 0851709869. v. pbk. ID2: 150 More info
Chinese films in focus II / editged by Chris Berry
Basingstoke [England] ; New York: British Film Institute/Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
Call No: 71(51) CHI Author: Berry, Chris Edition: Second Edition Source: UK Place: Basingstoke [England] ; New York Publisher: British Film Institute/Palgrave Macmillan PubDate: 2008 PhysDes: 287 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm Subject: CHINA; HONG KONG; TAIWAN; CULTURE AND THE CINEMA. CHINA; 15 (SI, Royston Tan, 2003); BIG SHOT'S FUNERAL (HK/CC, Feng Xiaogang, 2002); DA WAN (HK/CC, Feng Xiaogang, 2002); BLACK CANNON INCIDENT, THE (CC, Huang Jianxin, 1986); HEI PAO SHI JIAN (CC, Huang Jianxin, 1986); MANG JING (CC/G/HK, Yang Li, 2003); BLIND SHAFT (CC/G/HK, Yang Li, 2003); BOAT PEOPLE (HK, Ann Hui, 1982); TOU-PEN NU-HAI (HK, Ann Hui, 1982); CENTER STAGE (HK, Stanley Kwan, 1991); RUAN LINGYU (HK, Stanley Kwan, 1991); CHINESE GHOST STORY, A (HK, Ching Siu Tung, 1987); SINNUI YAUMAN (HK, Ching Siu Tung, 1987); CHUNGKING EXPRESS (HK, Wong Kar-Wai, 1994); CHONGQING SENLIN (HK, Wong Kar-Wai, 1994); CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON (HK, Ang Lee, 2000); ERMO (HK/CC, Zhou Xiaowen, 1994); FAREWELL MY CONCUBINE (HK, Chen Kaige, 1993); FLOWERS OF SHANGHAI (TZ, Hsiao-Hsien Hou, 1998); GODDESS, THE (C, Yonggang Wu, 1934); HERO (HK/C, Yimou Zhang, 2002); IN THE MOOD FOR LOVE (HK, Wong Kar-Wai, 2000); YELLOW EARTH (CC, Chen Kaige, 1985); WAN ZHONG (CC, Wu Ziniu, 1989); FLOATING LIFE (AT, Clara Law, 1996); HAI SHANG HUA (TZ, Hsiao-Hsien Hou, 1998); FLOWERS OF SHANGHAI (TZ, Hsiao-Hsien Hou, 1998); FU RONG ZHEN (CC, Xie Jin, 1986); IN THE MOOD FOR LOVE (HK, Wong Kar-Wai, 2000); YI GE DOU BU NENG SHAO (C, Zhang Yimou, 1999); TONG NIEN WANG SHI (TZ, Hou Hsiao-Hsien, 1986); HSIA NU (TZ, King Hu [pseud. of Hu Chin-Chuan], 1969); AIQING WANSUI (TZ, Tsai Ming-Liang, 1994); HSI YEN (TZ, Ang Lee, 1993); HUANG TUDI (CC, Chen Kaige, 1985); YI YI (JA/TZ, Edward Yang, 2000) Summary: "Chinese cinema continues to go from strength to strength. After art-house hits like Chen Kaige's Yellow Earth (1984) and Wong Kar-wai's In the Mood for Love (2000), the Oscar-winning success of Ang Lee's Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000) disproved the old myth that subtitled films could not succeed at the multiplex. Chinese Films in Focus II updates and expands the original Chinese Films in Focu: 25 New Takes with fourteen brand new essays, to offer thirty-four fresh and insightful readings of key individual films. The new edition addresses films from mainland China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and other parts of the Chinese diaspora and the historical coverage ranges from the 1930s to the present." -- BOOK BLURB Notes: Includes list of illustrations and index -- includes lists of Chinese names and Chinese film titles ISBN: 9781844572373 Contents: Notes on contributors -- Introduction: one film at a time - again / Chris Berry -- 15: The Singapore failure story, 'slanged up' / Song Hwee Lim -- Big Shot's Funeral: Performing a post-modern cinema of attractions / Yingjin Zhang -- Black Cannon Incident: Countering the counter-espionage fantasy / Jason McGrath -- Blind Shaft: Performing the 'underground' on and beyond the screen / Jonathan Noble -- Boat People: Second thoughts on text and context / Julian Springer -- Centre Stage: A shadow in reverse / Berenice Reynaud -- A Chinese Ghost Story: Ghostly counsel and innocent man / John Zou -- Chungking Express: Time and its displacements / Janice Tong -- Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Cultural migrancy and translatability / Felicia Chan -- Crows and Sparrows: Allegory on a historical threshold / Yiman Wang -- Durian Durian: Defamiliarisation of the 'real' / Esther M. K. Cheung -- Ermo: (Tele)visualising urban/rural transformation / Ping Fu -- Farewell My Concubine: National myth and city memories / Yomi Braester -- Flowers of Shanghai: Visualising ellipses and (colonial) absence / Gary G. Xu -- Formula 17: Mainstream in the margins / Brian Hu -- The Goddess: Fallen woman of Shanghai / Kristine Harris -- Hero: The return of a traditional masculine ideal in China / Kam Louie -- In the Mood for Love: Intersections of Hong Kong modernity / Audrey Yue -- Kekexili: Mountain Patrol: Moral dilemma and a man with a camera / Shuqin Cui -- The Love Eterne: Almost a (heterosexual) love story / Tan See-Kam and Annette Aw -- Not One Less: The fable of a migration / Rey Chow -- The Personals: Backwards glances, knowing looks and the voyuer film / Margaret Hillenbrand -- PTU: Re-mapping the cosmopolitan crime zone / Vivian Lee -- The Red Detachment of Women: Resenting, regendering, remembering / Robert Chi -- Riding Alone for Thousands of Miles: Redeeming the father by way of Japan? / Faye Hui Xiao -- Spring in a Small Town: Gazing at Ruins / Carolyn FitzGerald -- A Time to Live, A Time to Die: A time to grow / Corrado Neri -- A Touch of Zen: Action in martial arts movies / Mary Farquhar -- Vive L'Amour: Eloquent Emptiness / Fran Martin -- Wedding Banquet: A family (melodrama) affair / Chris Berry -- Woman, Demon, Human: The spectral journey home / Haiyan Lee -- Xiao Wu: Watching time go by / Chris Berry -- Yellow Earth: Hesitant apprenticeship and bitter agency / Helen Hok-sze Leung -- Yi Yi: Reflections on modernity in Taiwan / David Leiwei Li More info
Genre, gender, race and world cinema : an anthology / Edited by Julie F. Codell
Malden, Massachusetts: Blackwell Publishing, 2006.
Call No: 62(082) GEN Author: Codell, Julie F. Source: US Place: Malden, Massachusetts Publisher: Blackwell Publishing PubDate: 2006 PhysDes: ix, 474 pages ; 25 cm Subject: ASIANS IN FILMS; BOLLYWOOD; CULTURE AND THE CINEMA; CULTURAL IMPERIALISM; FILM NOIR; GENDER AND THE CINEMA; GENRES; WORLD CINEMA; GLOBALISATION; RACE AND THE CINEMA; IDENTITY IN FILMS; IDEOLOGY AND THE CINEMA; IRAN; MELODRAMA; NATIONAL CULTURE AND THE CINEMA; NATIONAL IDENTITY AND THE CINEMA; RACE AND THE CINEMA; RACIAL PROBLEMS IN FILMS; RACIAL STEREOTYPES IN FILMS; WORLD CINEMA; KAIGE, CHEN; NAIR, MIRA; CRYING GAME, THE (UK, Neil Jordan, 1992); FIGHT CLUB (US, David Fincher, 1999); HSI YEN (TZ, Ang Lee, 1993); INDIAN IN THE CUPBOARD, THE (US, Frank Oz, 1995); ORLANDO (UK/RU/FR/NE, Sally Potter, 1992); POCAHONTAS (US, Mike Gabriel & Eric Goldberg, 1995); SMOKE SIGNALS (US, Chris Eyre, 1998); ALL ABOUT MY MOTHER (SP/FR, Pedro Almodovar, 1999)
TODO SOBRE MI MADRE; TODO SOBRE MI MADRE (SP/FR, Pedro Almodovar, 1999); TRAFFIC (US, Steven Soderbergh, 2000) Summary: "a collection of essays that introduces the study of film theory through contemporay issues...Using four topics- genre, gender, race, and 'third cinema' - the book encourages critical discussions of films by students with a beginner's knowledge of film history. American, Asian, European and African cinema are all included." ISBN: 1405132337 Contents: Preface -- General introduction: film and identities --; Part I Genres: ever-changing hybrids -- Introduction and further reading -- Conclusion: a semantic/syntactic/pragmatic approach to genre: Rick Altman -- Film bodies: gender, genre, and excess: Linda Williams -- The body and Spain: Pedro Almodovar's 'All About My Mother': Ernesto R. Acevedo-Munoz -- Enjoy your fight! - 'Fight Club' as a symptom of the network society: Bulent Diken and Carsten Bagge Laustsen -- Film and changing technologies: Laura Kipnis -- Postmodern cinema and Hollywood culture in an age of corporate colonization: Carl Boggs and Tom Pollard --; Part II Genders: more than two -- Introduction and further reading -- Mobile identities, digital stars, and post cinematic selves: Mary Flanagan -- "Nothing is as it seems": re-viewing 'The Crying Game': Lola Young -- Crying over the melodramatic penis: melodrama and male nudity in the films of the 90s: Peter Lehman -- Travels with Sally Potter's 'Orlando': gender, narrative, movement: Julianne Pidduck -- Body matters: the politics of provocation in Mira Nair's films: Alpana Sharma -- Cowgirl Tales: Yvonne Tasker --; Part III Race: stereotypes and multiple realisms -- Introduction and further reading -- The family changes colour: interracial families in contemporary Hollywood cinema: Nicola Evans -- Black on white: film noir and the epistemology of race in recent African American cinema: Dan Flory -- Becoming Asian American: Chan is missing: Peter X. Feng -- 'The Wedding Banquet': global Chinese cinema and the Asian American experience: Gina Marchetti -- Another fine example of the oral tradition? Identification and subversion in Sherman Alexie's 'Smoke Signals': Jhon Warren Gilroy -- Playing Indian in the nineties: 'Pocahontas' and 'The Indian in the Cupboard': Pauline Turner Strong -- "You are alright, but..." Individual and collective representations of Mexicans, Latinos, Anglo-Americans and African-Americans in Steven Soderbergh's 'Traffic': Deborah Shaw --; Part IV World cinema: joining local and global -- Introduction and further reading -- Theorizing "third-world" film spectatorship: the case of Iran and Iranian cinema: Hamid Naficy -- The open image: poetic realism and the new Iranian cinema: Shohini Chaudhuri and Howard Finn -- The seductions of homecoming: place, authenticity and Chen Kaige's 'Temptress Moon': Rey Chow -- Cultural identity and diaspora in contemporary Hong Kong cinema: Julian Stringer -- "And yet my heart is still Indian": the Bombay film industry and the (H)indianization of Hollywood: Tejaswini Ganti -- Future past: integrating orality into Francophone West African film: Melissa Thackway -- Acknowledgements More info
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HSI YEN : (TZ, Ang Lee, 1993)