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  1. Magazines - 48hrs - SEE/HEAR

    Art house: Sorrows of the Forbidden City is better without the baggage

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 11:19pm

    ... Hong Kong production was opportunistically exploited to bolster Chairman Mao Zedong in his own struggle against President Liu Shaoqi during the opening phase of the Cultural Revolution ... titled “Patriotic or Treasonous? – Criticising the Reactionary Movie Sorrows of the Forbidden City ” revealed Mao’s assessment in 1950. With that came the claim that Liu had deemed the picture ...

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    Art house: Prodigal Son set the trend for postwar Cantonese cinema

    Posted Sep 05th 2013, 12:00am by Paul Fonoroff

    ... filmmaking had entered a state of paralysis in the wake of Mao Zedong's launched rectification movement in arts and literature. Over 220 Hong Kong features premiered in 1952, but few enjoy ...

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    Get reel: Lamenting the loss of Hong Kong cinema's wild warrior women

    Posted Nov 20th 2013, 10:29pm by Yvonne Teh

    ... in which women get to strike out, that movie's leading ladies just aren't in the same league- in terms of fighting prowess and star power- as the earlier likes of Angela Mao Ying (Lady ...

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    Get reel

    Posted Jun 20th 2013, 12:00am by Susan Jung

    ... as “Lung Mao” (which literally translates from Cantonese as “dragon cat”). For many devotees of Miyazaki and his Studio Ghibli colleagues, a trip to Japan just isn’t complete without picking up ...



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