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Fruit Chan's Made in Hong Kong /
Esther M.K. Cheung.
imprint
Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, c2009.
description
xv, 178 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
ISBN
9622099777 (pbk.), 9789622099777 (pbk.)
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imprint
Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, c2009.
isbn
9622099777 (pbk.)
9789622099777 (pbk.)
catalogue key
7026877
 
Includes bibliographical references.
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Reviews
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"Esther Cheung's monograph is a model of its kind: well researched, provocative, illuminating. While giving an in-depth analysis of one film, it also demonstrates what is new and important about the New Hong Kong Cinema." Ackbar Abbas, University of California, Irvine
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This volume looks at Chan's tragic coming-of-age film which follows three disillusioned local youths struggling to navigate Hong Kong public housing projects and late adolescence amid violent crime, gang pressure, and broken homes.
Main Description
The books takes an interdisciplinary approach to analyze Fruit Chan's Made in Hong Kong, using perspectives ranging from sociology, history, film studies, cultural and critical theories, and globalization studies.
Main Description
This tragic coming-of-age story follows three disillusioned local youths struggling to navigate Hong Kong public housing projects and late adolescence amid violent crime, gang pressure, and broken homes. Shot on a very low budget, the film marked the beginning of Chan's career as an independent film director.
Main Description
This tragic coming-of-age story follows three disillusioned local youths struggling to navigate Hong Kong public housing projects and late adolescence amid violent crime, gang pressure, and broken homes. Shot on a very low budget, the film marked the beginning of ChanÂ's career as an independent film director.
Main Description
This tragic coming-of-age story follows three disillusioned local youths struggling to navigate Hong Kong public housing projects and late adolescence amid violent crime, gang pressure, and broken homes. Their personal friendships and family lives interse
Table of Contents
Acknowledgements
Introduction: History beyond the Death Trips
Authenticity and Independence: Fruit Chan and Independent Filmmaking
There Are M
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