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Victoria & Abdul (2017)

Directed by

Stephen Frears

Written by

Lee Hall

Screenplay

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... Abdul, Mohammed and Bigge arrive in a vast hall. Tables are laid for an enormous dinner. A crowd of secretaries, officials, waiting staff and other servants are being instructed by Alick Yorke, the portly Director of Ceremonies. He...
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... hurriedly through the halls. Aunt Wu Shu Lien! Yu's Room - Day Yu, a beautiful woman in her early 30s, is finishing packing for the convoy, wrapping a few small items in a linen...

“We'll Always Have Hong Kong”: Uncanny Spaces and Disappearing Memories in the Films of Wong Kar Wai

Christina Lee

Christina Lee is Lecturer in Communication and Cultural Studies at Curtin University, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Violating Time : History, Memory, and Nostalgia in Cinema

Continuum, 2008

Book chapter

... This consequently sparks his recollections of an earlier life. Soon after, Mo-wan seeks out the company of dance-hall girl Bai Ling (Zhang Ziyi). Despite the aggressive passion of their relationship, it is devoid of the sincerity and tenderness he...

Ride with the Devil (1999)

Directed by

Ang Lee

Written by

James Schamus

Screenplay

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... duds, Jake. Now that's a rule. Jake standing Just how many rules is it you've got lined up for me, girl? Sue Lee Oh, don't get mad. She gets out of bed, her gown nearly transparent. She takes the crib and pushes it into the hall, then closes...

Mailer’s Movie Maja and Dark Lady Revealed

The Cinema of Norman Mailer : Film is Like Death

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...What was it like to be a part of Norman Mailer’s film experiments? There was no other closest to it than actress/model Lee Roscoe. Recounting her relationship with Mailer, as well as the making of Mailer’s films as an actress, Roscoe...

The Temporal/Spatial Logic of Japanese Nationalism: The Narrative Structure of Film and Memory

Violating Time : History, Memory, and Nostalgia in Cinema

Continuum, 2008

Book chapter

... commercial district at the heart of Hiroshima into a large memorial complex, consisting principally of the Hiroshima National Peace Memorial Hall, Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, and Memorial Cenotaph. The various elements of the park work...

“No Future for You”: The Sex Pistols and the Politics of Cinematic Reimaginings

Violating Time : History, Memory, and Nostalgia in Cinema

Continuum, 2008

Book chapter

... with the longstanding British tradition of farce and absurdism. Lydon states:What England didn't realize about the Sex Pistols is that we are Music Hall. There was always a sense of piss-take and fun to it. There's a sense of comedy in the English,...