CIN376Y0: Chinese Cinemas

Examination of Chinese films in their three post-World War II production centres: The People's Republic of China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong. Includes study of Shanghai films of the 1930s and 1940s. Commercial, political, and aesthetic trends; international reception; major auteurs and genres (including melodrama, wuxia pian and crime films). Directors include Tsui Hark, Chen Kaige, Zang Yimou, John Woo, Wong Kar-Wai, Hou Hsiao-hsien, and Feng Xiaogang.

This course is offered through the Summer Abroad program.

Distribution Requirements
Breadth Requirements
Creative and Cultural Representations (1)
Society and its Institutions (3)
Mode of Delivery
In Class