Wong Kar-wai's Happy together [electronic resource] / Jeremy Tambling.Material type: TextSeries: New Hong Kong cinemaPublication details: Hong Kong : [London : Hong Kong University Press ; Eurospan] (distributor), c2003Description: 1 online resource (xii, 122 p.,  p. of plates) : col. illISBN: 9789888053353 (electronic bk.); 9888053353 (electronic bk.)Subject(s): Wong, Kar-wai, 1958- -- Criticism and interpretation | Happy together (Motion picture) | Happy together (Motion picture) | Wong, Kar-wai, 1958- -- Criticism and interpretation | Fine Arts | Social Science | PERFORMING ARTS -- Film & Video -- History & Criticism | Cheun gwong tsa sitGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Wong Kar-wai's Happy together.DDC classification: 791.43/72 LOC classification: PN1998.3.W65 | T35 2003ebOnline resources: EBSCOhost
Includes bibliography and filmography.
Wong Kar-wai's controversial film, 'Happy Together', shows two gay Chinese men in Buenos Aires and probes masculinity, aggression, identity and homosexuality. This text examines this memorable film, placing it within the context of other films by Wong Kar-wai and other Hong Kong directors.
Description based on print version record.
Series Preface; Preface; 1 Introduction: Approaching the Film; 2 Happy Together and Allegory; 3 Contexts: Why Buenos Aires?; 4 Contexts: The Road Movie; 5 Reading the Film; 6 Happy Together and Homosexuality; 7 Happy Together, Hong Kong and Melancholy; 8 Epilogue: Happy Together and In the Mood for Love; Notes; Filmography; Bibliography;
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