Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 December 2015

240 Pages | 10 black and white

9.21 x 6.14 inches

ISBN: 9781474400084

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Chinese Martial Arts Cinema

Stephen Teo

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Traditions in World Cinema

  • A comprehensive, fully-researched account of the historical and contemporary development of Wuxia
  • Traces the development of contemporary martial arts cinema in China

New to this Edition:

  • An additional chapter, which will take into account the recent developments in martial arts cinema including both kung fu and wuxia
  • Explores how kung fu and wuxia are becoming more interlinked
  • Includes analysis of new features such as Wilson Yip's "Ip Man" series starring Donnie Yen, John Woo's massive epic Red Cliff (released in two parts in 2008 and 2009), and Wong Kar-wai's The Grandmaster (2013)
  • Revised and updated throughout

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