Director in Action
Johnnie To and the Hong Kong Action Film
By (author) Stephen Teo
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Director in Action by Stephen Teo
Book DescriptionThe book provides a comprehensive overview of To's career as a director of action films.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9789622098404
(236mm x 155mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Hong Kong University Press
Publisher: Hong Kong University Press
Publish Date: 15-May-2007
Country of Publication: Hong Kong
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Author Biography - Stephen Teo
Stephen Teo is currently a research fellow at the Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore, and a senior associate of RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia. His latest work is King Hu's A Touch of Zen (Hong Kong University Press, 2007).
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