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CONTENTS1. Leon Hunt and Leung Wing-Fai, 'Introduction'Part One: Global Encounters of the First Kind2. David Desser, 'Remaking Seven Samurai in World Cinema'3. Gary Needham, 'Fashioning Social Change in the Hong Kong Musical 1957-1964'4. Charles Leary, 'The Shadow of an Airplane over East Asia: Worldly Hong Kong Cinema'Part Two: All Changing on the Eastern Front5. Leung Wing-Fai, 'Infernal Affairs and Kung Fu Hustle: Panacea, Placebo and Hong Kong Cinema'6. Chris Howard, 'Contemporary South Korean Cinema: National Conjunction and Diversity'7. Rayna Denison, 'The Language of the Blockbuster: Promotion, Princess Mononoke and the Daihitto in Japanese Film Culture'Part Three: Made in Translation - Transnational Identities8. Adam Knee, 'Suriyothai Becomes Legend: National Identity as Global Currency'9. Brian Ruh, 'Last Life in the Universe: Nationality, Technology, Authorship'10. David Scott Diffrient, 'From Three Godfathers to Tokyo Godfathers:Signifying Social Change in a Transnational Context'11. Theresa Geller, 'Transnational Noir: Style and Substance in Kaizo Hayashi's The Most Terrible Time of My Life'Part Four: How the West Was Won? Asianisation and Beyond12. Gang Gary Xu, 'Remaking East Asia, Outsourcing Hollywood'13. Nikki J.Y. Lee, 'Salute to Mr Vengeance: Oldboy and the Making of a Transnational Auteur'14. Leon Hunt, 'Asiaphilia, Asianisation and the Gatekeeper Auteur: Quentin Tarantino and Luc Besson'15. Sheng-mei Ma, 'Brush and Blade in East-West Cultures'

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Leon Hunt is a Senior Lecturer in Film and TV Studies, Brunel University. His books include 'Kung Fu Cult Masters: From Bruce Lee to Crouching Tiger'. Leung Wing-Fai is Learning Development Officer (Film) at the National Museum of Photography, Film & Television, Bradford. Her 'Lost in Translation' column appears on the Hong Kong Express website.

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