New Chinese Cinema. Kwok-kan Tam, Wimal Dissanayake.

New Chinese Cinema
Images of Asia

Oxford University Press. 5.5 x 8", 120 pp., 18 color and 28 b/w plates, illustrated boards, New York, 1998. (o.p.; near fine). Item #16695
ISBN: 0195906071

Focusing on the work of six directors --Chen Kaige, Zhang Yimou and Tian Zhuangzhuang; Taiwan's Hou Hsiao-hsien and Edward Yang; and Hong Kong's Stanley Kwan--New Chinese Cinema discusses the themes and stylistic characteristics of the new cinema. Illustrated with movie stills and location shots, and drawing on interviews with many of the featured film-makers, this book brings new insight to the discussion of one of the most vibrant and influential of the world's cinematic traditions.

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