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Framing Taiwan Cinema:: Perspectives on History in Hou Hsiao-hsien’s Three Times

James Wicks

in Transnational Representations: The State of Taiwan Film in the 1960s and 70s

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9789888208500
eISBN:
9789888313204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208500.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The first chapter of this book, “Framing Taiwan Cinema: Perspectives on History in Hou Hsiao-hsien’s Three Times”, which is intended to be read alongside a screening of Hou Hsiao-hsien’s 2005 film ... More


Ang Lee as Director: His Position in Asian and World Cinema

Whitney Crothers Dilley

in The Cinema of Ang Lee: The Other Side of the Screen

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167734
eISBN:
9780231538497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167734.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter considers Taiwanese-born Hollywood director Ang Lee's position in Asian and world cinema. It first examines the characteristics of Lee's cinema, from globalization and cultural identity ... More


A Home in Becoming: Forging Taiwan’s Imagined Community in Jiufen

Dennis Lo

in The Authorship of Place: A Cultural Geography of the New Chinese Cinemas

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9789888528516
eISBN:
9789888180028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528516.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Examining Hou Xiaoxian's Dust in the Wind (1986) and City of Sadness (1989) as case studies, this chapter tells the story of how Jiufen, a once sleeping mining community in Northeastern Taiwan, ... More


Between Comrade and Queer:: Stanley Kwan’s Hold You Tight

Gina Marchetti

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/9789888028566.003.0013
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The redefinition of “Hong Kong” occasioned by the Handover coincided with the re-imagination of the city in other ways as well. Produced within this charged political context, Stanley Kwan's Hold You ... More


Transnational Representations: The State of Taiwan Film in the 1960s and 70s

James Wicks

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9789888208500
eISBN:
9789888313204
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208500.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Transnational Representations focuses on a neglected period in Taiwan film scholarship: the golden age of the 1960s and 1970s, which saw innovations in plot, theme and genre as directors highlighted ... More


Two Stage Brothers:: Tracing a Common Heritage in Xie Jin and Li Xing’s Early 1960s Films

James Wicks

in Transnational Representations: The State of Taiwan Film in the 1960s and 70s

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9789888208500
eISBN:
9789888313204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208500.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The second chapter proposes that the most important link between Mainland Chinese director Xie Jin and Taiwan director Li Xing’s films during the Cold War was the influence of Shanghai’s film ... More


Gender Negotiation in Song Cunshou’s Story of Mother and Taiwan Cinema of the Early 1970s

James Wicks

in Transnational Representations: The State of Taiwan Film in the 1960s and 70s

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9789888208500
eISBN:
9789888313204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208500.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the representation of gender identity and negotiation in Song Cunshou’s Story of Mother (1972) in order to make two primary observations. First, this early 1970s wenyi, or ... More


Of Female Spies and National Heroes: A Brief History of Anti-Japanese Films in Taiwan from the 1950s to the 1970s

Wenchi Lin

in Divided Lenses: Screen Memories of War in East Asia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824851514
eISBN:
9780824869045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824851514.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter begins with a comprehensive introduction to the history of Anti-Japanese cinema in Taiwan from the 1949 retrocession until the 1960s. Because of Taiwan and Japan’s shared Cold War ... More


Projecting a State That Does Not Exist:: The Politics of Migration in Bai Jingrui’s 1970 Film Home Sweet Home

James Wicks

in Transnational Representations: The State of Taiwan Film in the 1960s and 70s

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9789888208500
eISBN:
9789888313204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208500.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter argues that Home Sweet Home’s central concern is the politics, both aesthetic and ideological, of depicting migration within a narrative film. More specifically, this film presents the ... More


Taipei as Shinjuku’s Other

Emilie Yueh-yu Yeh

in Cinema at the City's Edge

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099845
eISBN:
9789882206731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099845.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Mukokuseki (literally, “nation-less”), is the practice of crossing, hybridization, and co-production. This chapter focuses on the concept of mukokuseki in the spatial imagination of Japanese gangster ... More


Epilogue: Alien Resurrection; or, the Afterlives of Taiwan New Cinema

Song Hwee Lim

in Taiwan Cinema as Soft Power: Authorship, Transnationality, Historiography

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
February 2022
ISBN:
9780197503379
eISBN:
9780197503416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197503379.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This epilogue advances the thesis laid out in the main body of the book by demonstrating how a nation’s soft power in the form of cinema can attract aliens to adopt practices and to develop ... More


The Cinema of Ang Lee: The Other Side of the Screen

Whitney Crothers Dilley

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167734
eISBN:
9780231538497
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167734.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Ang Lee is one of cinema's most versatile and daring directors. His ability to cut across cultural, national, and sexual boundaries has given him recognition in all corners of the world, the ability ... More


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