- Sheldon Lu, University of California, Davis
“Like its editor, this Companion is reliable, encyclopedic, and friendly. Traveling from silent melodramas to the urban generation, from Mainland China to Hong Kong and Taiwan, we now have the docent we need.”
- Dudley Andrew, Yale University
“This stunning collection—a must-read for anyone interested in the complicated dynamics of Chinese cinema past and present—features state-of-the-art research by highly respected veteran scholars and brilliant newcomers.”
- Paul G. Pickowicz, University of California, San Diego
From the Back Cover
This collaborative project brings together specialists across a range of disciplines to consider Chinese cinema from a variety of methodological approaches and theoretical frameworks. This interdisciplinary approach allows for an unprecedented breadth of innovative ideas that facilitate a better understanding of Chinese cinema as it relates to artistic projects, social practices, political institutions, and expanding international markets. A Companion to Chinese Cinema offers an important analysis of a growing force in international cinema.