In the Mood for Love (BFI Film Classics)
By: Tony Rayns (author)Paperback
The 'consummate unconsummated love story of the new millennium', In the Mood for Love (2000) is firmly established as a classic of world cinema. Tony Rayns charts the film's production history (including its long gestation), its key influences, the influence that it has had on subsequent films, and its glowing critical and commercial reception.
Tony Rayns is a London-based filmmaker, critic and festival programmer with a special interest in the film cultures of East Asia. His writings appear in Sight & Sound, Film Comment, Artforum, Cine 21 and other periodicals. His previous publications include books on Fassbinder and Chinese, Korean and Japanese cinema, and he has contributed lengthy essays to studies of Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Garin Nugroho, Edward Yang and Jia Zhangke. He has recorded commentaries on films for Criterion, Masters of Cinema and other DVD/blu-ray labels. His own films include the documentaries New Chinese Cinema, The Jang Sunwoo Variations and Jang Sunwoo in November.
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