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Postcolonial Hangups in Southeast Asian Cinema : Poetics of Space, Sound, and Stability

Author :  Gerald Sim

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  • Country Netherlands
  • Publisher Amsterdam University Press, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • ISBN9789463721936
  • FormatHardBound
  • LanguageEnglish
  • Year of Publication2020
  • Bib. Info258p. ; 156x234x22.86mm. Includes Index ; Bibliography
  • CategoriesFilmography
  • Product Weight518 gms.
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Postcolonial Hangups in Southeast Asian Cinema: Poetics of Space, Sound, and Stability explores a geopolitically situated set of cultures negotiating unique relationships to colonial history. Singaporean, Malaysian, and Indonesian identities are discussed through a variety of commercial films, art cinema, and experimental work. The book discovers instances of postcoloniality that manifest stylistically through Singapore's preoccupations with space, the importance of sound to Malay culture, and the Indonesian investment in genre.

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