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positions (2017) 25 (1): 101–124.
Published: 01 February 2017
... as a “cinetopia,” a heterogeneous space of utopian longings and dystopian disenchantment. Copyright 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 1950s Hindi cinema song-and-dance sequences IPTA (Indian People's Theatre Association) Bombay cinema the city in cinema heterotopia References Aar paar...
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positions (2008) 16 (2): 389–407.
Published: 01 May 2008
.... So Tsai edits brutal sex scenes with dreamy musical sequences, the latter representing the conscience of the former, the emotion of the flesh. In The Hole there are five songs. Abruptly, the characters find them...
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positions (2007) 15 (3): 553–579.
Published: 01 August 2007
... invested narrative significance, all major temporalities must first be accounted for. An elaborate temporal drama in a dance hall does just that. This is a highly complex sequence that calls for a detailed analysis because, before that momentum...
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positions (2000) 8 (2): 579.
Published: 01 May 2000
... is a part of my life now, not only as a friend, not as an actor, but as somebody who is related to me very closely. And also there is Yang Kuei-mei, who is extremely talented and professional. As for her work in the singing and dancing sequences...
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positions (2001) 9 (2): 423–447.
Published: 01 May 2001
... in which the lovers dance the tango in the kitchen is the most beautifully shot, tender, and erotic scene in the film. It occurs in a sequence that begins in Lai’s small bedroom, where Ho is impatiently teaching Lai how to tango. The camera cuts...
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positions (2014) 22 (1): 7–39.
Published: 01 February 2014
... 5  Kang Deok Kyeong dancing with Yun Jeong Ok in The Murmuring heteronormativity, Kang in her red sweater, green scarf, and gray hat speaks in a man’s language to express her affection, obsession, and loss. While sing- ing a song describing...
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positions (1994) 2 (3): 603–628.
Published: 01 August 1994
... of revolution and national salvation. Gradually stripped of their function as individual expression, music, dance, and poetry are recruited into the revo- lutionary programs in Fengyun ernii [Children of troubled times (1935 from which a song...
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positions (2012) 20 (4): 983–1007.
Published: 01 November 2012
..., the fan on, and with streamers billowing.33 The song suddenly grinds to a halt — as if an old- fashioned turntable has been switched off — and Melvin starts to quarrel with Vynn, asking why they are dancing to a Japanese positions 20:4 Fall 2012...
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positions (2017) 25 (1): 51–99.
Published: 01 February 2017
... Hublikar) stumble upon an outdoor film shoot that is under way. A song sequence is being shot, by which Aadmi makes fun of romantic duets as well as the Sunya ∣∣ Moving toward prem nagar 81 kinds of films that were made by the Bombay Talkies...
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positions (2006) 14 (3): 717–747.
Published: 01 August 2006
... sequence of dances and speeches, prominently featuring young women —  themselves dressed like pageant contestants — dancing to a fusion of hip-hop music and popular Hindi film songs. Throughout the evening the podium on the far right of the stage...
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positions (2016) 24 (2): 435–479.
Published: 01 May 2016
... Sisters of the Grassland was actually the first animated film that directly portrayed, praised, and deified Chairman Mao.25 Mao’s portrait appears in the beginning and end of the film; the theme song of this film also directly praises Mao...
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positions (2007) 15 (2): 319–343.
Published: 01 May 2007
..., one year after the establishment of Manchuko. Her singing talent made her an ideal actress in an age crazed for song-and-dance cinema. 30 Yamaguchi Yoshiko, “Li xiaojie shuo: ‘zheyang de youqing cai zhenshi zhide baogui ne...
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positions (2017) 25 (1): 195–221.
Published: 01 February 2017
... dominant songdance-­drama spectacle has facilitated a resurgence of the proverbial coinage “new wave,” which was associated with avant-­garde experiments in Indian cinema of the late 1960s.2 The work of its representative auteurs...
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positions (2017) 25 (1): 145–172.
Published: 01 February 2017
... (not the hybrid variety of Bollywood catering more to the non-­resident Indian sensibility) and articulate the colloquial tongue with assurance. They do not shy away from the device of song or dance, but use it befittingly to nuance or further...
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positions (2023) 31 (1): 229–254.
Published: 01 February 2023
...—ranging from subtle to overt—against works of art about the female body, in which aesthetic judgments take on a moral character. The article begins with a discussion of Kim Soyoung's new woman: her first song (2004), which locates the possibilities for subject formation that the figure of the new Korean...
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positions (2012) 20 (1): 389–415.
Published: 01 February 2012
... Vietnamese fiction. Copyright 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 The Return of the Repressed: Uncanny Spaces of Nostalgia and Loss in Trâ`n Anh Hùng’s Cyclo Christophe Robert Cut- up Disorientation The lm Cyclo begins in medias res, in the street, with a long sequence...
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positions (2003) 11 (3): 555–584.
Published: 01 August 2003
..., dances, songs, shouting, lectures, demonstrations, mime, and shamanistic rituals. 3 Ch’ae Hui-wan, ˘ “70–ny˘ondaeui ˘ munhwa undong” [The cultural movement of the 1970s], in Munhwa wa t’ongch’i [Culture and rule], ed. Han’guk kidokkyo...
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positions (1999) 7 (2): 377–420.
Published: 01 May 1999
... the growing urban laboring and merchant classes; (3) the ability of Peking opera, being a composite form that combined song styles from several different regions (including Goldstein I Mei Lanfang ond the Nationalization of Peking Opera 38 1...
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positions (2011) 19 (2): 281–305.
Published: 01 May 2011
..., and the body of his son (“who looks like his best friend”) on the table. In response, he breaks into an upbeat boy-­band song. Amidst dance moves and rock gestures, he sings into an air-­microphone, “I’m not gonna cry, I can take this,” with “Putanginamo...
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positions (2010) 18 (3): 633–670.
Published: 01 August 2010
... artifact, yet photos are often surrounded by other images. Moving pictures place the single photograph within a larger sequence on a filmstrip, recontextualizing and redirecting the pictorial, spatial, and ideological frames. The films Xin...