By Esther M. K. Cheung,Gina Marchetti,Esther C. M. Yau

A better half to Hong Kong Cinema offers the 1st accomplished scholarly exploration of this designated international cinema. via embracing the interdisciplinary technique of latest movie and cultural reviews, this assortment navigates theoretical debates whereas charting a brand new direction for destiny learn in Hong Kong film.

  • Examines Hong Kong cinema inside of an interdisciplinary context, drawing connections among media, gender, and Asian studies, Asian neighborhood stories, chinese and cultural stories, worldwide reviews, and demanding theory
  • Highlights the customarily contentious debates that form present brooding about movie as a medium and its attainable future
  • Investigates how altering study on gender, the physique, and sexual orientation adjust the ways that we study sexual distinction in Hong Kong cinema
  • Charts how advancements in theories of colonialism, postcolonialism, globalization, neoliberalism,  Orientalism, and nationalism remodel our knowing of the economics and politics of the Hong Kong movie industry
  • Explores how the strategies of diaspora, nostalgia, exile, and trauma provide possibilities to reconsider permitted methods of realizing Hong Kong’s renowned cinematic genres and stars

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