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Speaking in Images

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Offers a collection of interviews with the directors who have changed the face of Chinese and international cinema. This book incl... Lire la suite
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Offers a collection of interviews with the directors who have changed the face of Chinese and international cinema. This book includes discussions with such directors as Ang Lee ("Crouching Tiger", "Hidden Dragon"), Zhang Yimou ("Hero"), Chen Kaige ("Farewell My Concubine"), Stanley Kwan ("Lan Yu"), and Tsai Ming-Liang ("Vive l'Amour").


Michael Berry is assistant professor of contemporary Chinese cultural studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He is the translator of To Live by Yu Hua, Nanjing 1937: A Love Story by Ye Zhaoyan, and Wild Kids: Two Novels about Growing Up by Chang Ta-Chun.

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This is the first collection of interviews with top filmmakers from China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and the Chinese diaspora. "Speaking in Images" includes conversations with Ang Lee, Zhang Yimou, Chen Kaige, Edward Yang, and Hou Hsiao-hsien, and others. In interviews that capture each filmmaker's unique vision, the subjects offer a history of Chinese cinema over the last thirty years. This volume also includes extensive filmographies and bibliographies of critical works, a comprehensive overview of contemporary Chinese cinema, and a foreword by Martin Scorsese.


Foreword by Martin Scorsese Acknowledgments Author's Note Introduction: Speaking in Images I. Voices from China Xie Jin: Six Decades of Cinematic Innovation Tian Zhuangzhuang: Stealing Horses and Flying Kites Chen Kaige: Historical Revolution and Cinematic Rebellion Zhang Yimou: Flying Colors Zhang Yuan: Working up a Sweat in a Celluloid Sauna Wang Xiaoshuai: Banned in China Jia Zhangke: Capturing a Transforming Reality Li Yang: The Future of Chinese Cinema? II. Voices from Taiwan Hou Hsiao-hsien with Chu Tien-wen: Words and Images Edward Yang: Luckily Unlucky Wu Nien-jen: Writing Taiwan in the Shadows of Cultural Colonialism Ang Lee: Freedom in Film Tsai Ming-liang: Trapped in the Past Chang Tso-chi: Shooting from the Margins III. Voices from Hong Kong Ann Hui: Living Through Films Stanley Kwan: From Spectral Nostalgia to Corporeal Desire Fruit Chan: Hong Kong Independent Peter Ho-sun Chan: Pioneering Pan-Asian Cinema Evans Chan: The Last of the Chinese Notes Bibliography

Informations sur le produit

Titre: Speaking in Images
Sous-titre: Interviews with Contemporary Chinese Filmmakers
Code EAN: 9780231133319
ISBN: 978-0-231-13331-9
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Columbia University Press
Genre: Art
nombre de pages: 568
Poids: 780g
Taille: H155mm x B228mm x T31mm
Année: 2005