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Yang + Yin: Gender in Chinese Cinema

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Yang +- Ying : La confusion des genres

Yang + Yin: Gender in Chinese Cinema

(Nansheng nüxiang)

by Stanley Kwan

Hong Kong, China


Yang +- Ying : La confusion des genres

Director: Stanley Kwan

Script: Edward Lam

Cinematographer: Christopher Doyle

Editing: Maurice Lee

Sound: Vincent Fong, Chan Hon Bong

Music: Yo Yo Yu

Production: Kwan's Creative Workshop Ltd.

Sales: Arte France

Year: 1998

35 mm, Colour, 79 min, French Version

In 1995, at the occasion of the celebration of the centenary of cinema, the British Film Institute offers Stanley Kwan to direct a documentary which becomes a daring film about the place and representation of sex in Chinese cinema (continental China, Hong Kong and Taiwan).

Stanley Kwan alternates interviews of the greatest directors Hou Hsao-hsien, Ang Lee, John Woo, Tsai Ming Liang, Tsui Hark, Edward Yang, Cheng Kaige, actor Lesly Cheung who is no longer, shots of films and conversations with his own family.


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