9781845202378

Contemporary Asian Cinema Popular Culture in a Global Frame

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    9781845202378

  • ISBN10:

    1845202376

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2006-05-02
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
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Summary

This book presents the most authoritative assessment of contemporary Asian cinema available. Each chapter describes the cultural aspects of popular film production, analyzing key films in the context of the national, the regional and the global. Topics covered include: film theory and Asian cinema, popular film genres, major industry figures, the "art film", connections between the state and commercial interests, cultural policies, representations of national identity, trends in international co-production, and more.

Author Biography

Anne Tereska Ciecko is Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Popular Asian Cinemas -- Anne T. Ciecko * Film Theory and Asian Cinemas -- Anne T. Ciecko * Indonesia -- Krishna Sen * Malaysia -- William van der Heide * Singapore -- Jean Jan Uhde Yvonne Ng Uhde * Vietnam -- Panivong Norindr  * Thailand -- Anchalee Chaiworaporn and Adam Knee  * Philippines -- Jose B. Capino * India -- Corey K. Creekmur Jyotika Virdi  * Sri Lanka -- Wimal Dissanayake * Bangladesh -- Zakir Hussain Raju  * Korea -- Hyangjin Lee * Mainland China -- Augusta Lee Palmer * Taiwan -- Emilie Yueh-yu Yeh  * Hong Kong -- Anne T. Ciecko * Japan -- Darrell William Davis  * Conclusion


Introduction to Popular Asian Cinemas -- Anne T. Ciecko * Film Theory and Asian Cinemas -- Anne T. Ciecko * Indonesia -- Krishna Sen * Malaysia -- William van der Heide * Singapore -- Jean Jan Uhde Yvonne Ng Uhde * Vietnam -- Panivong Norindr * Thailand -- Anchalee Chaiworaporn and Adam Knee * Philippines -- Jose B. Capino * India -- Corey K. Creekmur Jyotika Virdi * Sri Lanka -- Wimal Dissanayake * Bangladesh -- Zakir Hussain Raju * Korea -- Hyangjin Lee * Mainland China -- Augusta Lee Palmer * Taiwan -- Emilie Yueh-yu Yeh * Hong Kong -- Anne T. Ciecko * Japan -- Darrell William Davis * Conclusion


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