King Hu's a Touch of Zen (The New Hong Kong Cinema Series)

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.

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About Author

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.

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/11/2006
  • ISBN13: 9789622098152
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 196
  • ID: 9789622098152
  • weight: 454
  • ISBN10: 9622098150

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