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By Vivian Shen

This e-book takes a cultural reviews method of study and account for the ways that with regards to movie, literature, cultural creation, ideology, social swap and modernity have been in raised within the leftwing movie flow of the Thirties.

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2 Mei’s inability to cope with her situation in Shanghai here reflects a political, social and cultural gap between Shanghai and other Chinese cities in the early twentieth century. This underlines an even larger gap between Shanghai and the countryside. ”3 This chapter contends that most of the left-wing Chinese cinema in the 1930s involves the issues of country and city, center (mega-city such as Country and City 23 Shanghai) and the periphery (small and remote cities), and the borderline crossings between the two.

The actors were asked to act in front of the camera until the directors ran out of film. 104 Most Chinese screenwriters, film directors, actors and actresses had a substantial theatrical background. 105 On February 28, 1932, the Japanese bombed Shanghai and later occupied the city. ” The authors complained that very few Chinese directors knew much about montage, and very few actors knew how to act. ” The authors further pointed out a new road for the Chinese movie industry, consisting of four points: A.

She becomes a sympathizer of the revolution and unselfishly helps the poor. Two years after Zhang Jin left, he returns to Shanghai on a revolutionary mission, and the two lovers meet again. But Zhang Jin is under the surveillance of the enemy. Lingling, protecting him, is arrested and executed. In the left-wing Chinese films of the 1930s, many Shanghai prostitutes are of rural origin, which reflects the historical reality of the period. After the Opium War in 1840, the rural economy in Jiangsu and Zhejiang provinces went through considerable changes.

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