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Hong Kong: Cinematic Cycles of Grief and Glory

Contemporary Asian Cinema : Popular Culture in a Global Frame

Berg, 2006

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...Flashing backward and forward in time, the culminating film in the epic trilogy, Infernal Affairs III (Wu jian dao III, 2003), rationalizes its folded temporality with geopolitics and transgressive gangster logic. As a mainland arms...

Dragons, Ninjas, and Kickboxers: The Minor Transnational Action Films of IFD

Exploiting East Asian Cinemas : Genre, Circulation, Reception

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Introduction This chapter presents a preliminary study of IFD Films and Arts Limited (henceforth IFD), a fascinating but little-known company from Hong Kong specializing in the production and distribution of low-cost, transnational...

Steampunked Kung Fu: Technologized Modernity in Stephen Fung’s Tai Chi Films

Exploiting East Asian Cinemas : Genre, Circulation, Reception

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Introduction: Exploiting Kung Fu Ang Lee’s Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (臥虎藏龍, 2000) is one of those seminal works that have directed popular and critical attention to a cinematic genre, the wuxia pian (武俠片, Chinese martial arts film...
...Since the advent of the motion picture in the late nineteenth century, Hong Kong has been enmeshed in a global network spanning Europe, Asia, and the Americas as well as Africa and Oceania. The Lumière Brothers sent its globe-trotting crew...

Alex Belth: Strikes and Gutters - A Year with the Coen Brothers

John Boorman

John Boorman was born in London in 1933. After working as a film reviewer for magazines and radio, he joined the BBC in 1955 as an assistant editor, and later directed a number of documentaries. His first feature was ‘Catch Us If You Can’ in 1965. His latest film, Country of My Skull, opens in 2003. He is a five-time Academy Award-nominee, and was twice awarded Best Director at the Cannes Film Festival for Leo the Last (1970) and The General (1998). He is the author of Money Into Light: The Emerald Forest - A Diary, as well as the being the co-founder and editor of Faber & Faber's long-running series Projections: Film-makers on Film-making. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Projections 8 : Film-makers on Film-making

Faber and Faber Limited, 1998

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...Alex Belth: self-portrait I In the late summer of 1996 I found myself interviewing for a personal assistant job with Joel and Ethan Coen. The summer had been a rough one. I had worked on an independent feature, gaining in experience what...

Francesco Rosi: Heightened Realism

John Boorman

John Boorman was born in London in 1933. After working as a film reviewer for magazines and radio, he joined the BBC in 1955 as an assistant editor, and later directed a number of documentaries. His first feature was ‘Catch Us If You Can’ in 1965. His latest film, Country of My Skull, opens in 2003. He is a five-time Academy Award-nominee, and was twice awarded Best Director at the Cannes Film Festival for Leo the Last (1970) and The General (1998). He is the author of Money Into Light: The Emerald Forest - A Diary, as well as the being the co-founder and editor of Faber & Faber's long-running series Projections: Film-makers on Film-making. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Projections 8 : Film-makers on Film-making

Faber and Faber Limited, 1998

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...Hands Over the City: Francesco Rosi with Rod SteigerFrancesco Rosi is of the same generation as Fellini and Zeffirelli; that is, of the generation who broke into the film industry during the immediate post-war period, working on films...

Abraham Polonsky: The Most Dangerous Man in America

John Boorman

John Boorman was born in London in 1933. After working as a film reviewer for magazines and radio, he joined the BBC in 1955 as an assistant editor, and later directed a number of documentaries. His first feature was ‘Catch Us If You Can’ in 1965. His latest film, Country of My Skull, opens in 2003. He is a five-time Academy Award-nominee, and was twice awarded Best Director at the Cannes Film Festival for Leo the Last (1970) and The General (1998). He is the author of Money Into Light: The Emerald Forest - A Diary, as well as the being the co-founder and editor of Faber & Faber's long-running series Projections: Film-makers on Film-making. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Projections 8 : Film-makers on Film-making

Faber and Faber Limited, 1998

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...Abraham Polonsky on the set of Romance of a Horse Thief'What are you gonna do, kill me? Everybody dies.'America is a pretty rotten place in the work of Abraham Polonsky. Not just the hand-me-down fatalism of noir but the acutely observed...

Christopher Doyle: Don't Try for Me, Argentina

John Boorman

John Boorman was born in London in 1933. After working as a film reviewer for magazines and radio, he joined the BBC in 1955 as an assistant editor, and later directed a number of documentaries. His first feature was ‘Catch Us If You Can’ in 1965. His latest film, Country of My Skull, opens in 2003. He is a five-time Academy Award-nominee, and was twice awarded Best Director at the Cannes Film Festival for Leo the Last (1970) and The General (1998). He is the author of Money Into Light: The Emerald Forest - A Diary, as well as the being the co-founder and editor of Faber & Faber's long-running series Projections: Film-makers on Film-making. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Projections 8 : Film-makers on Film-making

Faber and Faber Limited, 1998

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...Wong Kar-WaiChristopher Doyle (self-portrait) A Journal of the Shooting of Wong Kar-Wai's Happy Together in Argentina Wong Kar-Wai entered the Hong Kong film industry as a scriptwriter, but stopped pre-scripting his own films when he...

Artur Aristakisian: Touching the Eyes with Light

John Boorman

John Boorman was born in London in 1933. After working as a film reviewer for magazines and radio, he joined the BBC in 1955 as an assistant editor, and later directed a number of documentaries. His first feature was ‘Catch Us If You Can’ in 1965. His latest film, Country of My Skull, opens in 2003. He is a five-time Academy Award-nominee, and was twice awarded Best Director at the Cannes Film Festival for Leo the Last (1970) and The General (1998). He is the author of Money Into Light: The Emerald Forest - A Diary, as well as the being the co-founder and editor of Faber & Faber's long-running series Projections: Film-makers on Film-making. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Projections 8 : Film-makers on Film-making

Faber and Faber Limited, 1998

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...Images from The PalmsArtur Aristakisian's The Palms received the Nika (Russian Oscar) for Best Documentary in 1994, as well as a prize for contribution to cinema language in Taormina, the Forum Grand Prix and the Wolfgang Staudte Prize...

Cecil B. DeMille Goes to Hollywood

John Boorman

John Boorman was born in London in 1933. After working as a film reviewer for magazines and radio, he joined the BBC in 1955 as an assistant editor, and later directed a number of documentaries. His first feature was ‘Catch Us If You Can’ in 1965. His latest film, Country of My Skull, opens in 2003. He is a five-time Academy Award-nominee, and was twice awarded Best Director at the Cannes Film Festival for Leo the Last (1970) and The General (1998). He is the author of Money Into Light: The Emerald Forest - A Diary, as well as the being the co-founder and editor of Faber & Faber's long-running series Projections: Film-makers on Film-making. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Projections 8 : Film-makers on Film-making

Faber and Faber Limited, 1998

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...Cecil B. DeMille, c. 1914I don't expect to return to work on the legitimate stage, ever!When is it that a film-maker, particularly one who gains the legendary notoriety that was enjoyed by Cecil B. DeMille, catches the fire that never goes...