Faculty of Arts


FTVMS 308

Screening Hong Kong


Description

The course focuses on significant Hong Kong films since the mid-twentieth century. Through an examination of 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 308: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

30 points from FTVMS 200-214, 216-222

Restrictions

FTVMS 205


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