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 movies, and extra are coated during this motion picture advisor that explores a century of chinese language filmmaking, from the silent period to the current. the best chinese language video clips hide quite a lot of genres, are authoritatively indexed during this ebook, and are defined in thorough element that's available to movie buffs, scholars, and informal audience alike. The compendium is going past artwork condominium and kung fu motion pictures which are well-liked by overseas audiences to additionally current videos that hook up with Mainland chinese language audiences. along the precise descriptions of every choice, there are numerous suggestions for additional viewing, making it the right advent to China’s wealthy cinematic tradition.

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