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By Michael Berry

From Amazon: "Michael Berry’s research of Jia Zhang-ke’s masterful trio of movies, The homeland Trilogy, deals a desirable perception into the cinematic international of 1 of latest China’s so much influential administrators. Berry specializes in Xiao Wu (1997), Platform (2000) and Unknown Pleasures (2002), motion pictures highlighting the plight of marginalized contributors as they try to navigate the substantially remodeling terrain of up to date China. Highlighting Jia’s use of underground taking pictures innovations, marvelous cinematic language and engagement with different literary and cinematic works, Berry explores the vital issues in Jia’s oeuvre: destruction and alter, stagnation and circulate, the person as opposed to society, political tradition as opposed to pop culture, and, after all, the ceaseless look for home."

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