Once Upon a Time in Shanghai (Hardcover)

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By Mark Parascandola (Photographer), Michael Berry (Contribution by)
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China, poised to become the world's largest film market, is home to an expansive state-supported movie and television industry. On an unparalleled scale, entire towns have been built around making movies. Given film censorship codes in China, period films provide a safe and familiar format to tell stories based around "official" narratives. The movie sets, rivaling real-world cities and monuments in their scale, have themselves become destinations for domestic and international tourists. Despite the fiction, they bear witness to a dynamic and changing China. Photographer Mark Parascandola, has spent five years photographing movie production sites and outdoor sets across China.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781942084747
ISBN-10: 1942084749
Publisher: Daylight Books
Publication Date: November 19th, 2019
Pages: 148
Language: English

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