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Malayanised Chinese-Language Cinema: On Yi Shui’s Cinematic Practice and Third World Film

Wai-Siam Hee

in Remapping the Sinophone: The Cultural Production of Chinese-Language Cinema in Singapore and Malaya before and during the Cold War

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9789888528035
eISBN:
9789882204874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528035.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

The fifth chapter discusses how the Singaporean Chinese director Yi Shui created a Malayanised Chinese-language cinema during the 1950s and ’60s and offers a retrospective of the way people in Malaya ... More


Finding the Nation in Transnational Cinema

Mitsuyo Wada-Marciano

in Japanese Cinema in the Digital Age

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835941
eISBN:
9780824871574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835941.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the concept of transnationalism in contemporary Japanese cinema. The term “transnational cinema” has been posed as a substitute for “national cinema,” which has long been ... More


Remapping the Sinophone: The Cultural Production of Chinese-Language Cinema in Singapore and Malaya before and during the Cold War

Wai-Siam Hee

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9789888528035
eISBN:
9789882204874
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528035.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

In a work that will force scholars to re-evaluate how they approach Sinophone studies, Wai-Siam Hee demonstrates that many of the major issues raised by contemporary Sinophone studies were already ... More


Hong Kong Horror Cinema

Gary Bettinson and Daniel Martin (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474424592
eISBN:
9781474444705
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474424592.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Dumplings stuffed with diabolical fillings. Sword-wielding zombies. Hopping cadavers. Big-head babies. For decades, Hong Kong cinema has served up images of horror quite unlike those found in other ... More


Love in the Club: Karaoke Realism in Chinese and Hong Kong Cinema

Brian Hu

in Sampling Media

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199949311
eISBN:
9780199364749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199949311.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

China’s acclaimed “urban generation” or “sixth generation” filmmakers like Jia Zhang-ke have, through the concept of “on-the-spot realism,” revolutionized how cinema documents people and spaces in ... More


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