By Kate E. Taylor, Kate E. Taylor-Jones

East Asian cinema has develop into a world phenonemon, and administrators reminiscent of Park Chan-wook, Wong Kar Wai, and Takashi Miike became loved ones names. Dekalog four: On East Asian Filmmakers solicits students from Japan, Hong Kong, Switzerland, North the US, and the U.K. to provide certain readings of chosen East Asian administrators and their works. administrators tested comprise Zhang Yimou, Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Rithy Panh, Kinji Fukasaku, and Jia Zhangke, and the quantity contains one of many first surveys of jap and chinese language girl filmmakers, supplying singular perception into East Asian movie and the filmmakers that experience introduced it international recognition.

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Last but not least, not only the personal relationship between Jia and Liu is considered here, but also the links between their works and painting and filming in general. With reference to all the above, Dong is a two-section film with three main elements regarding the content: in the first part, Jia and his camera follow Liu Xiaodong on his journey to the Three Gorges Region where he is working on a series of paintings of demolition workers which he eventually titles ‘Hot Bed’. He is shown directing the scenes he wants to paint, taking photographs of them, sketching and painting in oil.

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