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New blood : an interview with Soi Cheang.

Bettinson, Gary (2008) New blood : an interview with Soi Cheang. Journal of Chinese Cinemas, 2 (3). pp. 211-224. ISSN 1750-8061

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Abstract

This article presents a wide-ranging interview with Hong Kong director Soi Cheang, one of the region's latest exponents of mainstream film-making. Cheang here discusses his apprenticeship under veteran directors Johnnie To and Ringo Lam; he elucidates the activities of casting, financing and collaboration; he describes the inception and production of key films such as Dog Bite Dog; he considers his films' relation to Hong Kong culture and society; and he illuminates his engagement with the parameters of film style. The interview is prefaced by an analytical overview of Cheang's authorial practices and preoccupations.

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: Journal of Chinese Cinemas
Subjects: N Fine Arts > N Visual arts (General) For photography, see TR
Departments: Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences > Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts
ID Code: 30793
Deposited By: Dr Gary Bettinson
Deposited On: 04 Dec 2009 13:33
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 26 Jul 2012 16:49
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URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/30793

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