The Politics of Lifestyle

Zhou Xuelin

in Young Rebels in Contemporary Chinese Cinema

Published by Hong Kong University Press

Published in print September 2007 | ISBN: 9789622098497
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9789882207707 | DOI:
The Politics of Lifestyle

Show Summary Details


This chapter looks at the impact of China 's reform programme on Chinese youth 's lifestyle in the 1980s by examining some young-rebel films made over the same period of time. These films include Sunshine and Showers (Taiyang yu, 1987), Coffee with Sugar (Gei kafei jia dian tang, 1987), Out of Breath (Da chuan qi, 1988), Obsession (Fengkuang de daijia, 1988), and Half Flame, Half Brine (Yiban shi huoyan, yiban shi haishui, 1988).

Keywords: China; reform programme; Chinese youth; lifestyle; Sunshine and Showers; Coffee with Sugar; Out of Breath; Obsession; Half Flame Half Brine

Chapter.  13484 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Film

Full text: subscription required

How to subscribe Recommend to my Librarian

Buy this work at Hong Kong University Press »

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.