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The Return of the Golden Age: A Study of "New Hong Kong Films" in the New Era

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DOI: 10.23977/artpl.2024.050208 | Downloads: 9 | Views: 199


Gao Weichen 1


1 Xi'an International University, Xi'an, Shaanxi, 710000, China

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Gao Weichen


With the release of movies like Legal Maverick and The Storm Riders, as well as Hong Kong actor Tony Leung Chiu-Wai winning the Best Actor award at the 16th Asian Film Awards for his role in The Storm Riders, Hong Kong cinema, which has been in a slump for a while, has once again become a hot topic in the media. In recent years, the concept of "New Hong Kong Cinema" has been widely discussed in various online media platforms. But how is "New Hong Kong Cinema" defined, and what makes it new? This paper aims to analyze and interpret the concept of "New Hong Kong Cinema" by examining the historical development and current situation of Hong Kong cinema, drawing upon the research experiences and findings of scholars in the field. Through the use of literature analysis and comparative analysis, this study approaches the topic from a film criticism perspective, with the hope of providing a comprehensive understanding of "New Hong Kong Cinema" and offering additional insights into the subject matter.


Hong Kong cinema; New Hong Kong Cinema; Legal Maverick; The Storm Riders


Gao Weichen, The Return of the Golden Age: A Study of "New Hong Kong Films" in the New Era. Art and Performance Letters (2024) Vol. 5: 46-53. DOI:


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