Journals Higher Education

$105.00

Hardcover

Published: 01 January 2017

208 Pages | 30 b&w illustrations

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9781474412667


Bookseller Code (06)

Hong Kong Neo-Noir

Edited by Esther Yau and Tony Williams

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Edinburgh Studies in East Asian Film

With a range of contributions from established and emerging scholars, this book illuminates the origins of Hong Kong neo-noir, its styles and contemporary manifestations, and its connection to mainland China. Case studies include classics such as The Wild Wild Rose (1960) and more recent films like Full Alert (1997) and Exiled (2007), as well as an in-depth look at the careers of iconic figures like Johnnie To and Jackie Chan. By examining at its past and its contemporary development, Hong Kong Neo-Noir also points towards the genre's possible future development.

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