Global Chinese Cinema -The Culture and Politics of 'Hero'
Editor : Gary D. Rawnsley, Ming-Yeh T. Rawnsley
Master eBook ISBN10 : 0-203-85911-1
Master eBook ISBN13 : 978-0-203-85911-7
No of pages : 256
eBook Price : $155
Originally Published : 3 Mar 2010
Director Zhang Yimou''s film Hero, released in 2002, is widely regarded as the first globally successful indigenous Chinese blockbuster, touching on key questions of Chinese culture, nation and politics. This book explores the reasons for the film’s popularity with its audiences, and provides fascinating insights into recent developments in Chinese society, popular culture and cultural production.