Wong Kar-Wai: Auteur of Time

Wong Kar-Wai: Auteur of Time

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This, the first book-length study of Hong Kong cult director Wong Kar-wai, provides an overview of his career and in-depth analyses of his seven feature films to date. The study also takes an intriguing look at Wong's commercials for the likes of Motorola, BMW, and Lacoste and at his music video for DJ Shadow. Stephen Teo probes Wong's cinematic and literary influences--from Martin Scorsese and Alfred Hitchcock to Manuel Puig and Haruki Murakami--yet shows how Wong transcends them all. This comprehensive and thoroughly accessible study confirms Wong's position as the star of the Hong Kong-global nexus and as a postmodern exemplar of world cinema.The first full-length study of Wong Kar-wai.Teo has produced a robust, well-researched book, ably exploring Wonga#39;s thematic strands

Title:Wong Kar-Wai: Auteur of Time
Author:Stephen Teo
Publisher:British Film Institute - 2005-03-18


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