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Slow train coming: who's afraid of Hou Hsiao-hsien?

Document author(s):
Howard Hampton
Document source:
Film Comment
Publication date:
2006 Jul
Document language:
English
Document type:
article
Number of pages:
5
Source pagination:
32-36
Document name subject:
Chris Marker, Francis Ford Coppola, Olivier Assayas, Hou Hsiao-Hsien, Yasujiro Ozu, Pauline Kael, Chang Chen, and Qi Shu
Document contains:
production co
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Film country(ies):
France, Japan, Taiwan, Province of China, and United States
Film language(s):
Cantonese, Chinese, English, French, Hokkien, Japanese, and Mandarin
Film production company:
3H Films Ltd., AMIP, American Zoetrope, Arc Light Films, Asahi Shimbunsha, C.V. Whitney, Chinese Public Television, City Films Ltd., Eisei Gekijo Co., Ltd., Elemental Films, Era International Ltd., Focus Features, Fu-Film, Hsu Hsiao-Ming Film Corporation, Imagica Corp., Institut National de l'Audiovisuel, La Sept Cinéma, Nian Dai International, Orly Films, Paradis Films, Qiu Fusheng, Shochiku Kabushiki Kaisha, Sinomovie, Sumitomo Corporation, Tohokushinsha Film Corporation, Tsung Yi Production Company, Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation, and Warner Bros.
Film genre(s):
Adaptation, Biographical, Biographical (Nonfiction), Comedy, Documentary, Drama, Feature, Gangster, Historical, Political, Reality-based, Romance, and Western
Film subject(s):
  • Actresses -- Taiwan -- Drama
  • Americans -- Japan -- Tokyo -- Drama.
  • Billiard parlors -- Taiwan -- Drama
  • Brothels -- Taiwan -- Drama
  • Brothers -- Taiwan -- Drama
  • Chiang, Pi-yu -- Drama
  • Chiang, Pi-yu. Hao nan hao nu -- Film and video adaptations
  • Chung, Hao-tung -- Drama
  • Comanche Indians -- Drama
  • Earp, Wyatt, 1848-1929 -- Drama
  • Family life -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Drama
  • Family life -- Taiwan -- Drama
  • Food service hostesses -- Taiwan -- Drama
  • Friendship -- Drama
  • Frontier and pioneer life -- Northwest (U.S.) -- Drama
  • Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.) -- Drama
  • Gamblers -- Northwest (U.S.) -- Drama
  • Gangs -- Taiwan -- Drama
  • Gangsters -- Taiwan -- Drama
  • Gangsters -- United States -- Drama
  • Hou, Hsiao-hsien, 1947- -- Criticism and interpretation
  • Hou, Hsiao-hsien, 1947- -- Journeys
  • Japan -- Social life and customs -- Drama
  • Kidnapping -- United States -- Drama
  • Lan, Po-chou, 1960- . Hao nan hao nu -- Film and video adaptations
  • Love stories, Chinese -- Drama
  • Man-woman relationships -- Northwest (U.S.) -- Drama
  • Man-woman relationships -- Taiwan -- Drama
  • Man-woman relationships -- United States -- Drama
  • Mining camps -- Northwest (U.S.) -- 19th century -- Drama
  • Motion picture producers and directors -- Taiwan
  • Motion pictures -- Taiwan -- Production and direction
  • Murder -- Psychological aspects -- Drama
  • Music-halls (Variety-theaters, cabarets, etc.) -- California -- Los Angeles -- Drama
  • Naughton, Edward, 1926- McCabe -- Film and video adaptations
  • Prostitutes -- China -- Shanghai -- Drama
  • Prostitution -- China -- Shanghai -- Drama
  • Prostitution -- Northwest (U.S.) -- Drama
  • Puppet theater -- Taiwan -- Drama
  • Puppeteers -- Taiwan -- Drama
  • Shanghai (China) -- History -- 19th century -- Drama
  • Taiwan -- History -- 1945 -- Drama
  • Taiwan -- History -- 1945- -- Drama
  • Taiwan -- History -- Drama
  • Taiwan -- Social life and customs -- Drama
  • Teenage girls -- Taiwan -- Drama
  • Tokyo (Japan) -- Drama.
  • Unmarried mothers -- Drama
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Taiwan -- Drama
  • Youth -- Taiwan -- Drama
  • Ziyun, Han. Haishang hua liezhuang -- Film and video adaptations
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