TITLE

Portraits of a City

AUTHOR(S)
Wasserstrom, Jeffrey
PUB. DATE
November 2010
SOURCE
Time International (Atlantic Edition);11/15/2010, Vol. 176 Issue 20, p64
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports on the city of Shanghai, China in the film "I Wish I Knew" from Jia Zhangke and the book "Years of Red Dust: Stories of Shanghai" by Qiu Xiaolong. The article discusses how Shanghai is portrayed in the film, describing its use of interviews of residents to illustrate changes in the city. Information is also provided on the short stories in Qiu's collection and their sense of place.
ACCESSION #
55202995

 

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