Hong Kong Action Cinema
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This paper analyzes the Hong Kong action film in terms of what it has contributed to Hollywood action cinema. It gives a brief history of martial arts films in Hong Kong, relating them to familiar names like Jackie Chan and John Woo, both of whom have been wildly successful in the US. The paper centers on an analysis of John Woo's "A Better Tomorrow" and "Face/Off," discussing their similarities and differences, and how this relates to their relative settings (Hong Kong and America).
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