The Simultaneous Success and Disappearance of Hong Kong Martial Arts Film: Analysed through costume and movement in 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon'

Lise Skov

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    Abstract

    In this essay, I wish to examine the relation between body, movement and costume in Chinese martial arts film. I propose to see fight choreography as dance, and I rush to say that this is a totally unoriginal claim on my part; practically any book or commentary on the martial arts genre will use the word dance, either literally or evocatively.
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationFrederiksberg
    Publisherimagine.. CBS
    Number of pages5
    Publication statusPublished - 2008
    SeriesCreative Encounters Working Paper
    Number11

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