Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://rportal.lib.ntnu.edu.tw:80/handle/77345300/23492
Title: Confronting the Real, Construing Reality: Artistic Vision and Gaze in Jia Zhangke's "24 City"
Authors: Chialan Sharon Wang
Issue Date: Mar-2013
Publisher: 英語學系
Abstract: This study thinks through the relationship between documentary and truth in Jia Zhangke's "24 City". Taking into consideration Jia's body of work, it examines the dichotomy between the documentarian and the filmed subjects. The essay argues that, different from Jia's previous works, "24 City" orchestrates a national narrative that remembers, glorifies, and closes off the past. However, there are also moments in the film that reveal a contesting power dynamic between the documentarian and the interviewees in the film. What is revealed in "24 City", therefore, is the inseparability of truth and lies collaborated among the filmmaker, the filmed subjects, and very possibly the target audiences.
URI: http://rportal.lib.ntnu.edu.tw//handle/77345300/23492
Other Identifiers: BF7A432A-098B-A054-9518-A54C407AED45
Appears in Collections:Concentric: Studies in English Literature and Linguistics

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