This is a handful of books on Tony Leung the actor, with a number of well-known directors he had the opportunity to work with,
and several published essays on Hong Kong cinematic history in perspectives. Please note: this is not an all inclusive list.
Search worldcat.org (library catalogs), or yesasia.com (commerical vendor) for more.
Lambert M Surhone, Mariam T Tennoe,
Susan F Henssonow
Tony Leung Chiu-Wai (born
27 June 1962) is a Hong Kong film actor and former TVB actor. A major film star
since the 1990s, Leung has won the 'Hong Kong Film Awards' five times and the
'Golden Horse Best Actor awards' three times (in 1994, 2003 and 2007). Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles
available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.
A Journal of the Shooting of Wong Kar-Wai's Happy Together in Argentina
A city of sadness
British Film Institute
Winner of the Golden Lion in Venice in 1989, director Hou
Hsiao-Hsien: 'A city of sadness' introduced Western audiences to the richness of
New Taiwanese Cinema. 'A city of sadness' revisits a painful episode in recent
Sex and Zen & a bullet in the head
Stefan Hammond; Mike Wilkins
Though underappreciated in contemporary film criticism, Bullet in the
Head is a landmark in John Woo's career as a film director. Featuring
strong early work by Hong Kong stars such as Tony Leung Chiu-wai and
Hong Kong cinema: the extra dimensions
Stephen Teo, British Film Institute
This is the first full-length, English-language study of one of the world's
most exciting and innovative cinemas.
Planet Hong Kong: popular cinema and the art of
Harvard University Press, 2000
Since the 1970s, Hong Kong has been home to arguably the world's most
energetic, imaginative mass-market film industry. At its peak it surpassed
nearly all Western countries in number of films released, ruled the East Asian
market, and produced movies...
Hong Kong cinema since 1997: the post-nostalgic imagination
Vivian P. Y. Lee
Palgrave Macmillan, 2009
Taking as its point of departure the three recurrent themes of
nostalgia, memory and local histories, this book is an attempt to map out a new
poetics -- the post-nostalgic imagination -- in Hong Kong cinema since 1997.
Hong Kong cinema : a cross-cultural view
Law Kar; Frank Bren
This cross cultural study of Hong Kong cinema looks at Eastern
and Western influences upon the medium and examines its development compared to
film industries of mainland China and Southeast Asia.
The Cinema of Hong Kong : history, arts, identity
Poshek Fu; David Desser
Cambridge University Press, 2000
The Cinema of Hong Kong examines one of the most popular,
dynamic, and important cinema traditions in the history of film. Providing an
overview of major directors, genres, and stars, from its origins to the present,
this volume examines Hong Kong cinema in historical, transnational, cultural,
and political contexts.