A Companion to Wong Kar-wai (Wiley Blackwell Companions to by Martha P. Nochimson PDF

By Martha P. Nochimson

With 25 essays that embody a large spectrum of issues and views together with intertextuality, transnationality, gender illustration, repetition, using tune, colour, and sound, depiction of time and house in human affairs, and Wong’s hugely unique portrayal of violence, A better half to Wong Kar-Wai is a unique exam of the distinguished filmmaker identified worldwide for the innovation, good looks, and fervour he brings to filmmaking.

  • Brings jointly the main leading edge, in-depth, and fascinating scholarship on arguably the best dwelling Asian filmmaker, from a multinational team of proven and emerging movie students and critics
  • Covers an immense breadth of subject matters corresponding to the culture of the jianghu in Wong's movies; queering Wong's movies now not by way of gender yet in the course of the artist's liminality; the phenomenological Wong; Wong's intertextuality; the United States via Wong's eyes; the optics of intensities, thresholds, and transfers of strength in Wong's cinema; and the diasporic presence of a few women from Shanghai in Wong's Hong Kong
  • Examines the political, old, and sociological impression of Wong and his paintings, and discusses his paintings from a number of views together with smooth, post-modern, postcolonial, and queer theory
  • Includes appendices which study Wong’s paintings in Hong Kong tv and commercials

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