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Author Dilley, Whitney Crothers.

Title The cinema of Ang Lee : the other side of the screen / Whitney Crothers Dilley.

Imprint London ; New York : Wallflower Press, 2007.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  791.430233 L51Dd 2007    ---  Available
Description ix, 203 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Directors' cuts
Directors' cuts.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 189-197) and index.
Contents Introduction: Ang Lee, a history -- Ang Lee as director: his position in Chinese and world cinema -- Confucian values and cultural displacement in Pushing hands -- Transgressing boundaries of gender and culture in The wedding banquet -- Globalisation and cultural identity in Eat drink man woman -- Opposition and resolution in Sense and sensibility -- Fragmented narratives/fragmented identities in The ice storm -- Race, gender, class and social identity in Ride with the devil -- Wuxia narrative and transnational Chinese identity in Crouching tiger, hidden dragon -- The ultimate outsider: Hulk -- Transcending gender in Brokeback Mountain -- Conclusion: The dream of cinema.
Summary One of cinema's most versatile yet popular directors, Ang Lee's diverse portfolio has seen him cut across cultural, national and sexual boundaries. This book explores the themes and issues he has addressed in films such as 'Eat Drink Man Woman', 'Sense and Sensibility' and 'Brokeback Mountain'.
Subject Lee, Ang, 1954- -- Criticism and interpretation.
Lee, Ang, 1954- (OCoLC)fst00347951
Lee, Ang.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc. (OCoLC)fst01411635
ISBN 9781905674084 (pbk.)
1905674082 (pbk.)
9781905674091 (hbk.)
1905674090 (hbk.)

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