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

A spouse to Hong Kong Cinema presents the 1st entire scholarly exploration of this specified worldwide cinema. through embracing the interdisciplinary technique of up to date movie and cultural experiences, this assortment navigates theoretical debates whereas charting a brand new direction for destiny study 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 reports, worldwide reports, and important theory
  • Highlights the usually contentious debates that form present puzzling over movie as a medium and its attainable future
  • Investigates how altering study on gender, the physique, and sexual orientation adjust the ways that we research 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 recommendations of diaspora, nostalgia, exile, and trauma provide possibilities to reconsider accredited methods of realizing Hong Kong’s renowned cinematic genres and stars

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