The Cinema of Ang Lee: The Other Side of the Screen (Directors' Cuts)

The Cinema of Ang Lee: The Other Side of the Screen (Directors' Cuts)

Whitney Crothers Dilley


The first full-length learn of its type, the e-book investigates habitual issues and motifs throughout Ang Lee's astonishingly assorted variety of works. From the blockbuster, Hulk, to the interval drama, Sense and Sensibility, each one movie is studied intensive to bare Lee's curiosity in gender, cultural id, kinfolk ritual and social duty.

The quantity not just investigates Lee's maximum successes—Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon (2000), which remodeled the prestige of chinese language martial arts movies around the globe, and Brokeback Mountain (2005), which challenged the reception and presentation of homosexuality in mainstream cinema - it additionally discusses his previous works, resembling Eat Drink guy Woman (1994) and The marriage ceremony Banquet (1993). by way of taking a look at the beginnings of Lee's occupation, Whitney Crothers Dilley positions the filmmaker's paintings in the roots of the Taiwan New Cinema move, in addition to the bigger context of global cinema. available, energetic and incisive, this new addition to our administrators' Cuts sequence not just offers a helpful educational source but additionally an relaxing learn for a person attracted to this acclaimed director.

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