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  1. War movies

    Posted Jul 14th 2005, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... of Japanese aggression against China in the lead-up to the second world war. Nearly 70 years on, the film has lost none of its power to whip up patriotic passion. But Protect My Country is no ordinary ... Clarence Tsui As war films go, Protect My Country is bleak, brutal and unreservedly partisan. Set in the rural hinterlands of main- land China in the 1930s, He Feiguang's film ...

  2. Against all odds

    Posted Jun 24th 2010, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... I wanted to explore in this film - but you can see the situation from the film's depiction of how these self-financed care centres operate on very limited resources,' she says. 'I ... since she wrote the screenplay. She has already started to make her second film. Titled Running Girl, it is the story of a Guangxi village girl who becomes one of China's top distance ...

  3. Film studies: power plays

    Posted Jun 11th 2009, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... ode to the Cultural Revolution, China Behind (1974), Elia Kazan's corrupted-union saga On the Waterfront (1954; banned in Hong Kong) or The 72 Martyrs of Canton, a 1954 Taiwan-backed film ... groups by a mix of stringent suppression and realpolitik exercises that played one group against the other. The situation provides an interesting twist to the more vivid power play in the cold ...

  4. Divided we fall

    Posted Jun 25th 2009, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... resources, ready to be exploited for maximum financial gain. 'The introduction of the market economy has brought in a questionable mentality- that the end justifies the means,' says Jia. ... that have swept across the mainland in the past 50 years. The accounts of the factory's move from northeastern China to Chengdu in 1958, for example, point to the mammoth plans to reshape ...

  5. Outside the pack

    Posted Oct 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... novel by Taiwanese filmmaker Hou Hsiao-hsien in the early 90s, but did not secure the resources for the production. Meanwhile, Jiang Rong's The Wolf Totem, a 2004 novel about a Beijing ... economic health.' He says Han culture-makers are overly enthralled by those in power. 'It happens in every country- if you only rely on your economic strength in becoming powerful, you ...

  6. Vegetable matters

    Posted Jun 20th 2005, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... Ecology of Guangzhou's South China Agricultural University. He offers his certification services to food producers seeking organic authorisation. The process involves observations ... accredited. But now HKOCC faces competition from the Hong Kong Organic Resource Centre (HKORC), an entity jointly run by the Hong Kong Baptist University, the Hong Kong Organic Farming Association ...

  7. Law Wing-cheong

    Posted Jan 04th 2009, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... in the case want to complete the assignment by sunset- but I have to admit it's also because we needed to shape the film according to our resources, and shooting during the day suited our needs. ...

  8. Ashes of Time Redux

    Posted May 28th 2009, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... Clarence Tsui Starring: Leslie Cheung Kwok-wing, Tony Leung Ka-fai, Brigitte Lin Ching-hsia, Tony Leung Chiu-wai Director: Wong Kar-wai Category: IIB (Cantonese and Putonghua) The images are more pristine, the colour more staggering, the music more powerful- but Wong Kar-wai's 'definitive version' (as he called it in the production notes) of his 1994 wuxia romance ...

  9. The Class

    Posted Feb 19th 2009, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... apply to the film or its director. In this masterful docu-drama, French director Laurent Cantet illustrates vividly the buzz and bother experienced by teachers and students, with powerful performances that portray genuine humanity, complete with all its fecklessness and flaws. Cantet is an expert in probing social issues with gripping and uncontrived realist drama: in Human Resources ...

  10. Festival of fakes

    Posted Nov 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... cent,' he said. Balaguero should know about the power of teasers in an age of viral marketing. Rec is an innovative film in its own right, but it wouldn't have secured success if not for its ... and the power of the internet to provide a platform for novice filmmakers; the competition, which is open to cinephiles worldwide, offers a prize from European cable channel Canal Plus, which has ...




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