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Film Quarterly (2009) 62 (4): 80–83.
Published: 01 June 2009
... Yongming. I was very touched by these poems. Zhai Yongming: Yeats is my favorite poet too. He is the one who has perhaps influenced me the most. I have been reading his poems all my life. When we were writing the script, Jia Zhang-ke talked about using poems to divide the screenplay into chapters. He...
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Film Quarterly (2008) 61 (4): 34–40.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Yvette Bííróó This essay compares Jia Zhang-ke's Still Life (set at the site of the construction of the Three Gorges Dam) and Tsai Ming-liang's I Don't Want to Sleep Alone (set among penniless worker in Kuala Lumpur), finding aesthetic similarities that are offset by contrasting sensibilities...
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Film Quarterly (2009) 62 (4): 20–33.
Published: 01 June 2009
...James Naremore Prefaced by remarks about methodology, the article presents the author's selection of the best films released in the U.S., 2008 (including one archival reissue). The top three are all city films: Jia Zhang-ke's 24 City , Guy Maddin's My Winnipeg , and Terence Davies's Of Time and...
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Film Quarterly (2014) 67 (3): 89–90.
Published: 01 March 2014
... means uniquely German. Rather, they benefit from ongoing reciprocal exchange with many other international filmmakers including Claire Denis, Zhang Ke Jia, Denis Co te´, Kelly Reichardt, and the Dardenne brothers. The practices of close obser- vation and listening that transform narrative into a medi...
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Film Quarterly (2014) 67 (3): 86–89.
Published: 01 March 2014
... obviously preoccupied with 88 SPRING 2014 things German. And yet these experiments in formal rigor and observational style are by no means uniquely German. Rather, they benefit from ongoing reciprocal exchange with many other international filmmakers including Claire Denis, Zhang Ke Jia, Denis Co te´, Kelly...
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Film Quarterly (2010) 63 (4): 56–58.
Published: 01 June 2010
... of strategies, but it seems to me that he s onto something fruitful. At least to my own taste, what generally defines cutting-edge in new cinema of any kind from Godard to Pedro Costa, from Cassavetes to Albert Brooks, or from Michael Snow to Jia Zhang-ke usually entails some interaction between...
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Film Quarterly (2008) 62 (2): 4–7.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Rob White ©© 2008 by the Regents of the University of California. 2008 EDITOR S NOTEBOOK MAKE-BELIEVE, MEMORY FAILURE 4 WINTER 2008 09 Cry Me a River (Jia Zhang-ke) Hunger (Steve McQueen) Waltz with Bashir (Ari Folman) During a persuasive contribution to a Sight and Sound dis- cussion event...
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Film Quarterly (2009) 63 (1): 72–73.
Published: 01 September 2009
... first of the fes- tivals, Kiyoshi Kurosawa s Tokyo Sonata and Jia Zhang-ke s 24 City stood out for this reason and also for their quality. Tokyo Sonata s salaryman loses his job when his firm goes into busi- ness with Chinese partners. He begins a ghost life, pretend- ing to go to work before he finally...
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Film Quarterly (2008) 61 (4): 42–47.
Published: 01 June 2008
... life in second-run theaters farther out. Jia Zhang-ke s Still Life (2006) recently finished a successful Tokyo run. As Hasumi points out, Tokyo is the only city in the world where Godard s Histoire(s) du cinéma (1988/98) received a regular commercial release. Perhaps it s thanks to Hasumi (a scholar of...
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Film Quarterly (2007) 61 (2): 46–55.
Published: 01 December 2007
... Zhang-ke is well known as a director of feature films, including Still Life, which won the Golden Lion at Venice in 2006. Stylistically, his film Public Space (2001) was one of the most assured of the works in the exhibition. This slow-paced film consists of long tracking shots, tilts, and pans...
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Film Quarterly (2006) 60 (2): 48–51.
Published: 01 December 2006
... cinema. Those international back- waters that some of his finest contributors troll including, say, the films of Tsai Ming-liang, Abbas Kiarostami, and Jia Zhang-ke don t get much of a look-in, beyond the acceptably arthouse Wong Kar-wai (in a piece by Kent Jones); and the avant-garde (another mighty...
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Film Quarterly (2004) 57 (4): 42–47.
Published: 01 June 2004
... Chen to take a fresh turn in his filmography and join the new waves of young Chinese filmmakers seeking to rethink the history-obsessed traditions of the Fifth Genera- tion filmmakers like Nelson Yu (All Tomorrow s Par- ties, 2003), Jia Zhang-ke (Platform, 2000), and Wang Bing (West of the Tracks, 2003...