Hong Kong Action Cinema Essay by Master Researcher

Hong Kong Action Cinema
An overview of the influence of Hong Kong martial arts films on Hollywood through a review of the films "A Better Tomorrow" and "Face/Off."
# 37341 | 2,150 words | 6 sources | 2002 | US
Published on Nov 05, 2003 in Film (Analysis, Criticism, Etc.)

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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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