King Hu's a Touch of Zen (The New Hong Kong Cinema Series)
By: Stephen Teo (author)Paperback
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King Hu's A Touch of Zen is the first book-length study of a classic martial arts film from 1971- the first Chinese-language film to gain recognition in an international film festival (it won a major prize at the 1975 Cannes Film Festival) and which provided the generic mould for the latter "crossover" success of Ang Lee's Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon in 2000.
Stephen Teo is a research fellow at the Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore, and a senior associate of the RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia. He has written numerous articles on Hong Kong cinema and other Asian cinemas. He is the author of Hong Kong Cinema: The Extra Dimensions (1997) and Wong Kar-wai (2005). His forthcoming book with Hong Kong University Press is Director in Action: Johnnie To and the Hong Kong Action Film.
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