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Acknowledgments ix Contributors xi Introduction: Hong Kong Connections 1 Meaghan MORRIS Part 1: History, Imagination and Hong Kong Popular 19 Culture 1. Moving Body: The Interactions Between Chinese Opera 21 and Action Cinema YUNG Sai-shing 2. Interactions Between Japanese and Hong Kong Action 35 Cinemas Kinnia YAU Shuk-ting 3. The Myth Continues: Cinematic Kung Fu in Modernity 49 Siu Leung LI 4. The Fighting Condition in Hong Kong Cinema: Local Icons 63 and Cultural Antidotes for the Global Popular Stephen CHAN Ching-kiu 05. Order/Anti-Order: Representation of Identity in Hong Kong 81 Action Movies DAI Jinhua Part 2: Action Cinema as Contact Zone 95 06. Genre as Contact Zone: Hong Kong Action and Korean 97 Hwalkuk KIM Soyoung 07. Hong Kong Action Film and the Career of the Telugu Mass 111 Hero S. V. SRINIVAS 08. Hong Kong_Hollywood_Bombay: On the Function of 125 'Martial Art' in the Hindi Action Cinema Valentina VITALI 09. Let's Miscegenate: Jackie Chan and His African-American 151 Connection Laleen JAYAMANNE 10. The Secrets of Movement: The Influence of Hong Kong 163 Action Cinema upon the Contemporary French Avant-garde Nicole BRENEZ 11. At the Edge of the Cut: An Encounter with the Hong Kong 175 Style in Contemporary Action Cinema Adrian MARTIN Part 3: Translation and Embodiment: Technologies of 189 Globalisation 12. Wuxia Redux: Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon as 191 a Model of Late Transnational Production Stephen TEO vii 13. Hong Kong Film and the New Cinephilia 205 David DESSER 14. Action Cinema, Labour Power and the Video Market 223 Paul WILLEMEN 15. Spectral Critiques: Tracking "Uncanny" Filmic Paths 249 Towards a Bio-Poetics of Trans-Pacific Globalization Rob WILSON 16. Technoscience Culture, Embodiment and Wuda pian 269 WONG Kin-yuen ¿ Notes 287 ¿ Index 327
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Adventure films -- History and criticism.
Adventure films -- China -- Hong Kong -- History and criticism.