Faculty of Arts


FTVMS 205

Screening Hong Kong


Description

The course focuses on significant Hong Kong films since the mid-twentieth century. Through examining some major genres of Hong Kong cinema, the course explores issues of visual style, narrative, representation and the various contexts of production through a wide range of case studies including Kungfu Hustle (2004), A Better Tomorrow (1986), A Chinese Ghost Story (1987), Chungking Express (1994) and Infernal Affairs (2002). 

Availability 2012

Semester 1

Lecturer(s)

Coordinator(s) Dr Xuelin Zhou

Assessment

Coursework + exam

Points

FTVMS 205: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

Either FTVMS 100 and 101, or ASIAN 100 and 15 further points in Asian Studies

Restrictions

FTVMS 308


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