Critical Writing Index

Labyrinth of Chances

by Tony Rayns

Sight and Sound, July 2001, v. 11, no. 7, pp. 30-33

Author Tony Rayns explores the complex world of war, crime, politics and fantasy that makes Shanghai's cinema so unique. In particular, Rayns focuses on cinema from the 1930's, describing this as a period of great activity and of great importance to Chinese cinema.

ITEM 2001.064 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

The Plunder of Peach and Plum (Tao Li Jie)Ying Yunwei

Unchanged Heart in Life and Death (Shengsi Tongxin)Ying Yunwei

800 Heroes (Babai Zhuangshi)Ying Yunwei

Scenes of City Life (Dushi Rengguang)Yuan Muzhi

Street Angel (Malu Tianshi)Yuan Muzhi

Love and Duty (Lian'ai yu Yiwu)Richard Poh

Little Toys (Xiao Wanyi)Sun Yu

The Goddess (Shennü)Wu Yonggang

Actress (Ruan Lingyu)Stanley Kwan