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In the Face of Developmental Ruins: Place Attachment and Its Ethical Claims

Xinmin Liu

in Chinese Ecocinema

Published by Hong Kong University Press

Published in print December 2009 | ISBN: 9789622090866
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9789882206724 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5790/hongkong/9789622090866.003.0012
In the Face of Developmental Ruins: Place Attachment and Its Ethical Claims

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This chapter analyzes the ethical imperative behind cinematic imaging/imagination. It scrutinizes the films of Huo Jianqi among other directors, addressing the themes of community-building, humanity's relationship with nature, and the mode of human dwelling, which are of paramount significance in ecocinema.

Keywords: cinematic imaging; imagination; Huo Jianqi; community-building; nature; human dwelling

Chapter.  7977 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Film

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