Cosmopolitan Cinema: Imagining the Cross-cultural in East Asian Film

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Films are produced, reviewed and watched worldwide, often circulating between cultural contexts. The book explores cosmopolitanism and its debates through the lens of East Asian cinemas from Hong Kong, China, Malaysia and Singapore, throwing doubt on the validity of national cinemas or definitive cultural boundaries. Case studies illuminate the ambiguously gendered star persona of Taiwanese-Hong Kong actress Brigitte Lin, the fictional realism of director Jia Zhangke, the arcane process of selection for the Best Foreign ...

Cosmopolitan Cinema: Imagining the Cross-cultural in East Asian Film 2017, I.B.Tauris, London

ISBN-13: 9781780767222

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