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Diseased Bodies and Domestic Space: Transmodern Space in Tsai Ming-Liang's The Hole

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This article will consider how the film The Hole offers images of that utopian potential in its juxtaposition of apocalyptic urban decay with the euphoric extravagance of the movie musical, a parallel world that sends the Man Upstairs, the Woman Downstairs and several dancers into joyous song and dance sequences across the barren hallways and derelict stairwells.
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Keywords: Taiwanese millennium; The Hole; boundaries of space; modernization

Document Type: Research Article

Affiliations: Indiana University

Publication date: 2005-09-01

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  • Asian Cinema is a seminal journal, which has been published since 1995 by the Asian Cinema Studies Society under the stewardship of Professor John Lent. From 2012 Asian Cinema will be published by Intellect as part of our Film Studies journal portfolio. The journal currently publishes a variety of scholarly material - including research articles, interviews, book and film reviews and bibliographies - on all forms and aspects of Asian cinema. The journal's broad aim is to advance understanding and knowledge of the rich traditions of the various Asian cinemas, thereby making an invaluable contribution to the field of Film Studies in general.
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