• Sign In / Register
  • Help
  • Basket0
China Into Film (Paperback)
  • China Into Film (Paperback)
zoom

China Into Film (Paperback)

(author)
£29.00
Paperback 320 Pages / Published: 01/11/1999
  • We can order this

Usually despatched within 3 weeks

  • This item has been added to your basket
Since 1984, Chinese cinema has been the most dramatic new entry on the international film scene. This text looks at contemporary Chinese cinema as a visual art and illustrates the many ways it has been shaped by centuries of Chinese visual and cultural traditions. Among its many concerns are the role of female gender in Chinese cinema, the use of allegory, the strategies of filmmakers in comping with state censorship, the translation of Chinese novels into film, the continuing attachment of filmmakers to melodramatic form, and the cinematic critiques of Maoism and post-Maoist Chinese culture. Illustrated with Chinese paintings as well as scenes from such internationally acclaimed films as "Yellow Earth", "Red Sorghum", "Raise the Red Lantern" and "Farewell My Concubine", Jerome Silbergeld reveals a cinematic form that is at once excitingly new and yet deeply embedded in traditional Chinese visual culture.

Publisher: Reaktion Books
ISBN: 9781861890504
Number of pages: 320
Weight: 753 g
Dimensions: 233 x 153 x 21 mm

You may also be interested in...

The Shining
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
The Story of Film
Added to basket
£25.00
Hardback
Written on the Wind
Added to basket
The Birds
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
Kate
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
How to Read a Film
Added to basket
£27.99
Paperback
The Usual Suspects
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
The Exorcist
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
Ivan the Terrible
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
The Good, The Bad and The Multiplex
Added to basket
Sculpting in Time
Added to basket
Story
Added to basket
£22.95
Paperback
Film Studies For Dummies
Added to basket
Save the Cat! Goes to the Movies
Added to basket
It's Only a Movie
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
A Long Hard Look at 'Psycho'
Added to basket

Reviews

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.