Cinema as Cultural Translation: The Production of Vietnam in Trân Anh Hùng's Cyclo
This article examines Trân Anh Hùng's Cyclo (1995) as a work of cinematic autoethnography, that is, as a record of Vietnamese culture reflected not in the objective detailing of behavior but in a creative assemblage, or montage, of cultural codes. After addressing the question of fiction and ethnography, I examine the film's formal translation of the verbal and nonverbal signs that traditional ethnographic approaches would conserve in written form. By encouraging confusion and ongoing creative...[Show more]
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