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Macmillan Higher Education

Tony Leung Chiu-Wai

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British Film Institute

Pages: 151
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Film Stars

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22 December 2017

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In exploring the exceptionally varied career of Tony Leung, one of greater China's most acclaimed contemporary film stars, Mark Gallagher examines the dissemination and reception of Chinese cinema and popular culture and...

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In exploring the exceptionally varied career of Tony Leung, one of greater China's most acclaimed contemporary film stars, Mark Gallagher examines the dissemination and reception of Chinese cinema and popular culture and illuminates the nature of contemporary Hong Kong, Chinese, pan-Asian and global stardom.

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Tony Leung Chiu-Wai is one of China's most nationally and internationally acclaimed contemporary film stars
Chinese cinema is a large and rapidly growing area of academic interest
Star Studies is an increasingly core area of Film and TV Studies
Explores the star's success in roles such as Lust, Caution, Chungking Express and In the Mood for Love

Acknowledgements
Introduction
1: How to Act Sexy
2. 1980s Hong Kong Television and Early Film Efforts
3. Pan-Asian and Global Art-Cinema Stardom
4: Tony Leung and Genre Stardom
5: The Mainlanding of Tony Leung Chiu-Wai
Conclusion
Notes
Bibliography
Filmography
Index.

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Mark Gallagher is Lecturer in Film and Television Studies at the University of Nottingham, UK. He has written extensively on contemporary US, East Asian and global cinema and television, and international film and television stars. He is a member of the Centre for Contemporary East Asian Cultural Studies Executive Committee. His books include Another Steven Soderbergh Experience: Authorship and Contemporary Hollywood (University of Texas Press, 2013) and Action Figures: Men, Action Films and Contemporary Adventure Narratives (Palgrave Macmillan, 2006).

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Mark Gallagher is Lecturer in Film and Television Studies at the University of Nottingham, UK. He has written extensively on contemporary US, East Asian and global cinema and television, and international film and television stars. He is a member of the Centre for Contemporary East Asian Cultural Studies Executive Committee. His books include Another Steven Soderbergh Experience: Authorship and Contemporary Hollywood (University of Texas Press, 2013) and Action Figures: Men, Action Films and Contemporary Adventure Narratives (Palgrave Macmillan, 2006).

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