(THIS ARTICLE IS ONLY MACHINE TRANSLATED by Google from Norwegian)
Watching movies will never be the same again after reading Dai Jinhua. The Marxist well-educated – but anything but dogmatic – feminist cultural critic can analyze film and their reception like no other, and use plot constructions, camera angles and character structure as a can opener for contemporary understanding, historical use and outline of possible futures.
Through readings of films such as the spy-neoclassic Lust, Caution and the historical drama City of Life and Death (Nanjing, Nanjing!), Dai Jinhua analyzes China's (self) reinvention in the 21st century in an accurate and well-crafted collection of essays. After. . .
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