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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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.

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