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Re-imagining Hong Kong–China from the Sidelines:: Fruit Chan's Little Cheung and Durian Durian

Wendy Gan

in Hong Kong Screenscapes: From the New Wave to the Digital Frontier

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028566
eISBN:
9789882206991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028566.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores dissemination in the context of Hong Kong cinema and in particular it looks at two films made back-to-back by award-winning independent director Fruit Chan, Little Cheung, and ... More


In Search of the Ghostly in Context*

Esther M. K. Cheung

in Fruit Chan's Made in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099777
eISBN:
9789882206953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099777.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the surreal and ghostly elements in Fruit Chan's films. Hong Kong in Chan's “Handover Trilogy” is frequented by surreal, ghostly intrusions of various kinds. They are the ... More


There Are Many Ways to Be Realistic

Esther M. K. Cheung

in Fruit Chan's Made in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099777
eISBN:
9789882206953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099777.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores Chan's realist mode in the traditions of Chinese-language cinemas. There are many modes of realism and Chan's case illustrates this concept clearly. His concern for ... More


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