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Hou Hsiao-hsien is arguably the most celebrated Chinese-language film director in the international film festival realm. However, this is not due to an inert cultural tradition so much as to numerous historical/contextual factors – most of all his being from Taiwan -- which together explain the accomplishments of Hou.

ISBN

9789622090743

Publication Date

2009

Publisher

Hong Kong University Press

City

Hong Kong

Keywords

Hou Hsiao-hsien, Chinese film, internation film festival, cinema

Disciplines

Chinese Studies | Film and Media Studies

Department

Interdisciplinary Studies

Comments

Attached is the first chapter, "Hou and the Taiwanese Experience."

No Man an Island: The Cinema of Hou Hsiao-hsien

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