Hong kong horror cinema edited by gary bettinson and daniel martin published by edinburgh university press offers new insights into the history of hong kong horror through studies of classic films along with controversial new cinema considers the aesthetic power economic significance and cultural impact of key films. For decades hong kong cinema has served up images of horror quite unlike those found in other parts of the world in seminal films such as a chinese ghost story rouge the eye dumplings and rigor mortis the regions filmmakers have pushed the boundaries of genre cin dumplings stuffed with diabolical fillings. Hong kong horror cinema is the first english language study of this delirious and captivating cinematic tradition offering new insights into the history of hong kong horror through case studies of classic films and through a detailed consideration of their aesthetic power economic significance and cultural impact in both the global and . Hong kong horror cinema gary bettinson daniel martin professor of film studies dumplings stuffed with diabolical fillings sword wielding zombies hopping cadavers hong kong horror cinema is the first english language study of this delirious and captivating cinematic tradition offering new insights into the history of hong . Gary bettinson is senior lecturer in film studies at lancaster university he is the author of the sensuous cinema of wong kar wai film poetics and the aesthetic of disturbance hong kong university press 2015 and editor of asian cinema intellect press
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