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Video Essay Of Ang Lee’s Movie “Pushing Hands”

Ang Lee is a Taiwanese film director, who has seen many of his films have international success. His first full feature film was “Pushing Hands” from 1992. It was part of the “Father Knows Best” trilogy which also included the films “The Wedding Banquet” and “Eat Man Drink Woman”.

The movie “Pushing Hands” is one of the few movies which is said to accurately portray the Tai Chi art of pushing hands. Below is a video essay of the film “Pushing Hands” by The Seventh Art. It looks at the relationships of the film’s characters through the use of space in the filming of the movie.

This is one of my favourite movies. Click on the image below to see more about this wonderful movie!





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