Rethinking Transnational Chinese Cinemas
The Amoy-Dialect Film Industry in Cold War Asia
||Taylor, Jeremy E.|
|Publication Date:||Oct 2013|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $52.95|
| Book Description: |
The Amoy-dialect film industry emerged in the 1950s, producing cheap, b-grade films in Hong Kong for direct export to the theatres of Manila Chinatown, southern Taiwan and Singapore. Films made in Amoy dialect - a dialect of Chinese - reflected a particular period in the history of the Chinese diaspora, and have been little studied due to their ambiguous place within the wider realm of Chinese and East Asian film history. This book represents the first full length, critical study of...