By Martha P. Nochimson

ISBN-10: 1118424247

ISBN-13: 9781118424247

With 25 essays that include a large spectrum of subject matters and views together with intertextuality, transnationality, gender illustration, repetition, using tune, colour, and sound, depiction of time and area in human affairs, and Wong’s hugely unique portrayal of violence, A significant other to Wong Kar-Wai is a unique exam of the distinguished filmmaker identified world wide for the innovation, good looks, and keenness he brings to filmmaking.

  • Brings jointly the main leading edge, in-depth, and fascinating scholarship on arguably the best residing Asian filmmaker, from a multinational staff of proven and emerging movie students and critics
  • Covers a major breadth of issues reminiscent of the culture of the jianghu in Wong's motion pictures; queering Wong's movies no longer by way of gender yet throughout the artist's liminality; the phenomenological Wong; Wong's intertextuality; the US via Wong's eyes; the optics of intensities, thresholds, and transfers of strength in Wong's cinema; and the diasporic presence of a few girls from Shanghai in Wong's Hong Kong
  • Examines the political, ancient, and sociological impact of Wong and his paintings, and discusses his paintings from quite a few views together with glossy, post-modern, postcolonial, and queer theory
  • Includes appendices which research Wong’s paintings in Hong Kong tv and commercials

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