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New Taiwanese Cinema In Focus

Pub Date : 2015-05-29 | Author : Flannery Wilson | Publisher : Edinburgh University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781474408141
ISBN 13 : 1474408141

In the Taiwanese film industry, the dichotomy between 'art-house' and commercially viable films is heavily emphasized. However, since the democratization of the political landscape..


Chinese Films In Focus

Pub Date : 2003 | Author : Chris Berry | Publisher : British Film Inst

ISBN 10 : 0851709850
ISBN 13 : 9780851709857

The Chinese cinemas--including mainland China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong--have been the most internationally popular and successful non-Western cinemas for almost two decades now. In r..


Taiwan Cinema

Pub Date : 2017-07-14 | Author : Kuei-fen Chiu | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781351691321
ISBN 13 : 1351691325

The book examines recent developments in Taiwan cinema, with particular focus on a leading contemporary Taiwan filmmaker, Wei Te-sheng, who is responsible for such Asian blockbuste..


Island On The Edge

Pub Date : 2005-01-01 | Author : Chris Berry | Publisher : Hong Kong University Press

ISBN 10 : 9789622097155
ISBN 13 : 9622097154

This is the first English-language anthology on the Taiwan New Cinema and its legacy. It is an exciting collection which covers all the major filmmakers from Hou Hsiao Hsien and Ed..


Taiwan Film Directors

Pub Date : 2005 | Author : Emilie Yueh-yu Yeh | Publisher : Columbia University Press

ISBN 10 : 0231128983
ISBN 13 : 9780231128988

The year 2003 marked the fiftieth anniversary of James Watson's and Francis Crick's discovery of the structure of DNA, which began a revolution in the biological sciences and radic..


Edward Yang

Pub Date : 2005 | Author : John Anderson | Publisher : University of Illinois Press

ISBN 10 : 0252029933
ISBN 13 : 9780252029936

Having largely given up on a career in film, Edward Yang had been working as a computer engineer for several years when he saw Herzog's Aguirre, Wrath of God. Inspired to return to..


Chinese Films In Focus Ii

Pub Date : 2009-04-29 | Author : C. Berry | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 9781349922802
ISBN 13 : 1349922803

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-winni..