The violence of time and memory undercover: Hong Kong's Internal Affairs
1997 as a global media spectacle about Hong Kong's handover of its sovereignty from Britain to China is now almost forgotten; yet Hong Kong is still caught between the politics of time and memory too complex to be captured under simple post-colonialist notion such as 'hybridity'. This paper tries to put in perspective a (post')colonial cultural politics of counter-memory in Hong Kong cinema by investigating its decades-long investment in a sub-genre built around the motif of undercover-cop....[Show more]
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