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Camera Obscura (2021) 36 (1 (106)): 41–59.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Emma Wilson Abstract Kung-fu Master! ( Le petit amour , France, 1988) arises from a story by Jane Birkin, where an adult woman and a teenage boy fall in love. Birkin's story was meant to be realized as one of the dramatized sequences of Jane B. by Agnès V. ( Jane B. par Agnès V. , France, 1988...
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Published: 01 May 2021
Figure 1. Mary-Jane (Jane Birkin) and Lou (Lou Doillon) in Kung-fu Master! ( Le petit amour , France, 1988) Figure 1. Mary-Jane (Jane Birkin) and Lou (Lou Doillon) in Kung-fu Master! (Le petit amour, France, 1988) More
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Published: 01 May 2021
Figure 2. Julien (Mathieu Demy) in Kung-fu Master! ( Le petit amour , France, 1988) Figure 2. Julien (Mathieu Demy) in Kung-fu Master! (Le petit amour, France, 1988) More
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Camera Obscura (1996) 13 (3 (39)): 104–125.
Published: 01 September 1996
... in the movies he is never a kung fu master. In Bruce Lee's films, especially in The Way ofthe Dragon (1972), combat is a serious, intense duel between two equally powerful kung fu masters who have to perform a series of rituals before and during the fight: taking off their outer...
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Camera Obscura (2021) 36 (1 (106)): 1–7.
Published: 01 May 2021
..., using terms that, as she states in Varda by Agnès , served as Varda's own guiding principles: inspiration / création and partage (sharing), followed by an In Practice section. Emma Wilson turns to another less studied film from earlier in Varda's career, Kung-fu Master! ( Le petit amour...
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Camera Obscura (2006) 21 (3 (63)): 37–61.
Published: 01 December 2006
... from England, comes to the bedroom of the kung fu master Wong Fei-Hung ( Jet Li) in order to take his measure- ments and make a Western suit for him. Bodily contact between an unmarried man and woman is not encouraged in Chinese traditional morality; obviously Aunt Thirteen’s Western educa...
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Camera Obscura (2004) 19 (1 (55)): 151–179.
Published: 01 May 2004
... kung fu movie is Yuen Woo Ping's Tai Chi Master . Jet Li in Romeo Must Die (dir. Andrzej Bartkowiak, US, 2000) The Legend of the White-and-Yellow Black Man: Global Containment and Triangulated Racial Desire in Romeo Must Die James Kim How may I touch you across this chasm of flown...
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Camera Obscura (2021) 36 (1 (106)): 109–125.
Published: 01 May 2021
... loi , France, 1985), Jane B. by Agnès V. ( Jane B. par Agnès V. , France, 1988), and Kung-fu Master! ( Le petit amour , France, 1988). In the early 1990s, after the death of Jacques Demy, Ciné-Tamaris produced and directed three films devoted to his work and life. And then, demoralized after...
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Camera Obscura (2021) 36 (1 (106)): 61–85.
Published: 01 May 2021
..., again, between reality and fantasy. 33 Along this line and with respect to Varda's Jane B. by Agnès V. ( Jane B. par Agnès V. , France, 1988) and its companion, Kung-fu Master! ( Le petit amour , France, 1988), Flitterman-Lewis has identified “two distinct strategies that Varda employs...
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Camera Obscura (1999) 14 (3 (42)): 30–49.
Published: 01 September 1999
... convey nostalgia in the form of a sentimental fascination with legend• ary eras with clear moral divisions, such as are found in martial arts (kung fu) movies. There are also the works featuring modern and contemporary society with their typically contradictory feelings about the rural or colonized...
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Camera Obscura (2001) 16 (3 (48)): 229–263.
Published: 01 December 2001
... was it linked to the “silver screen”? Hence, what is the relationship between such an intimate or deviant history to the master narratives of film and national culture of the prewar period as authorized by standard historiography in China? What does this self-referential gesture tell us—beyond the prevalent...
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Camera Obscura (2007) 22 (3 (66)): 61–91.
Published: 01 December 2007
.... Nor do sticky or rooted aliens exist. There are literally more varieties of locomotion in a Hong Kong kung fu flick than in Star Wars. Second, everyone who communicates does so via some form of audible language — even droids — and this language emanates from something like a mouth. The audi...
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Camera Obscura (2001) 16 (1 (46)): 1–45.
Published: 01 May 2001
... with the Crystal Plumage (dir. Dario Argento, Italy/West Germany, 1970), Hong Kong kung fu comedies like Drunken Master (dir. Woo-ping Yuen, 1978), and anime like Bare- foot Gen (dir. Mamoru Shinzaki, Japan, 1983). One of the unwrit- 01-Betz.sh 5/29/01 12:29 PM Page 5...