By Martha P. Nochimson

ISBN-10: 1118424247

ISBN-13: 9781118424247

With 25 essays that include a large spectrum of issues and views together with intertextuality, transnationality, gender illustration, repetition, using track, colour, and sound, depiction of time and house in human affairs, and Wong’s hugely unique portrayal of violence, A spouse to Wong Kar-Wai is a unique exam of the distinguished filmmaker recognized worldwide for the innovation, attractiveness, and fervour he brings to filmmaking.

  • Brings jointly the main innovative, in-depth, and engaging scholarship on arguably the best residing Asian filmmaker, from a multinational crew of demonstrated and emerging movie students and critics
  • Covers a tremendous breadth of subject matters reminiscent of the culture of the jianghu in Wong's motion pictures; queering Wong's movies no longer by way of gender yet in the course of the artist's liminality; the phenomenological Wong; Wong's intertextuality; the USA via Wong's eyes; the optics of intensities, thresholds, and transfers of strength in Wong's cinema; and the diasporic presence of a few women from Shanghai in Wong's Hong Kong
  • Examines the political, ancient, and sociological impact of Wong and his paintings, and discusses his paintings from various views together with smooth, post-modern, postcolonial, and queer theory
  • Includes appendices which study Wong’s paintings in Hong Kong tv and commercials

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