The Japanese have just invaded China in this scene from the famous film Lin Family Shop, based on a story by Mao Dun. The film was directed by Lin Jia Puda, the screenplay written by Shao Yen, and one of the leading roles was played by Shi Tian. PHOTO COURTESY OF JOAN LEBOLD COHEN.

Study Questions and Vocabulary

Chinese cinema has evolved for nearly a hundred years—from the earliest silent films to the latest box office blockbusters—with a host of

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By |2014-12-16T16:54:31-05:00January 22nd, 2012|Berkshire Encyclopedia of China, History, Arts, and Culture, Movies|Comments Off on Cinema (Diànyǐngyè 电影业)|Diànyǐngyè 电影业 (Cinema)

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