Download e-book for kindle: 101 Essential Chinese Movies by Simon Fowler

By Simon Fowler

Explosive kung-fu epics, tragic leftist melodrama, chest-thumping propaganda motion pictures, and extra are lined during this motion picture consultant that explores a century of chinese language filmmaking, from the silent period to the current. the best chinese language videos conceal quite a lot of genres, are authoritatively indexed during this publication, and are defined in thorough element that's available to movie buffs, scholars, and informal audience alike. The compendium is going past artwork residence and kung fu movies which are well liked by foreign audiences to additionally current video clips that hook up with Mainland chinese language audiences. along the special descriptions of every choice, there are numerous ideas for extra viewing, making it the ideal creation to China’s wealthy cinematic tradition.

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