Film and Constitutional Controversy

Visualizing Hong Kong Identity in the Age of 'One Country, Two Systems'

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Constructs an original dialogue between constitutional law, film, and identity by using Hong Kong as a case study.

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Innholdsfortegnelse

1. Love in a Time of Transition: Ng See-yuen's The Unwritten Law; 2. Laughing at the Law: Johnnie To's Justice, My Foot!; 3. Women's Rights and Censorship: Andrew Lau's Raped by an Angel; 4. The Common Law After 1997: Joe Ma's Lawyer, Lawyer; 5. A Matter of National Security: Tammy Cheung's July; 6. Choosing the Leader: Chief Executive Elections and Hong Kong Gangster Films; 7. Scenes From a Traumatic Event: Documenting Occupy Central (with Observations on Cinema and the Anti-Extradition Bill Protests); 8. Coda: Wong Kar-wai's 2046; Bibliography; Filmography; Index.

Om forfatteren

Marco Wan is Associate Professor of Law and Director of the Law and Literary Studies Programme at the University of Hong Kong. He is trained in both legal and literary/cultural studies, and his research focuses on law and film, law and literature, and the ways in which perspectives from the humanities shed light on the legal regulation of gender and sexuality. His first book, Masculinity and the Trials of Modern Fiction (2017), was awarded the Penny Pether Prize from the Law, Literature, and Humanities Association of Australasia. He is Managing Editor of Law and Literature.