"Brings the Chinese film industry to life. A virtuoso interpretation of the struggles of Chinese filmmakers to find their voice as State subsidies collapsed and market demands emerged. Deserves the attention not just of academic specialists but all who have an interest in film and where the global film community is going."-Zhao Baohua Editor-in-chief of the Chinese trade magazine Film
Offers an insider's account of the rise and fall of Chinese cinema's art and entertainment industry, including its transition to commercialization.