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Asian Cult Cinema

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Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

The cult of Asian action/exploitation/ martial arts movies has exploded into a phenomenon. Here's the one-of-a-kind guide for its millions of fans which includes:

* Starred reviews of more than 1,000 films

* Cast, credits, and release date

* The roots of martial arts movies

* Extensive director filmography

* The major players

* Fully illustrated

Synopsis:

From the martial arts magic of Jackie Chan to the heroic bloodshed of John Woo, from the somber charm of Chow-Yun Fat to the demented horror of Ho Menga, this "definitive guide to contemporary Asian films", (Max Allan Collins) bring this fast, frenzied filmmaking to a brave new audience.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. [315]).

About the Author

Thomas Weisser has been hooked on Asian cult cinema since 1985, when he happened to see Wolf Devil Woman. Since then, he has viewed countless films in the genre. He is also the author of Spaghetti Westerns: The Good, the Bad, and the Violent.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781572972285
Introduction:
Collins, Max Allan
Author:
Collins, Max Allan
Author:
Weisser, Thomas
Publisher:
Berkley Trade
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Film - General
Subject:
Film - History & Criticism
Subject:
Performing arts
Subject:
Motion pictures
Subject:
Stage and screen
Subject:
Film - Guides & Reviews
Subject:
Video - Guides & Reviews
Subject:
Catalogs
Subject:
Motion pictures -- Asia -- Catalogs.
Subject:
Film & Video - History & Criticism
Subject:
Film & Video - Guides & Reviews
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass Market
Series Volume:
#96-436
Publication Date:
19970401
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
8.98x5.98x.91 in. 1.14 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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