Standing in sharp contrast to the predominantly journalistic, expository or vérité documentaries which Hong Kong is recognised for producing, is one of its rare experimental, essayistic documentaries. Anson Hoi Shan Mak’s highly idiosyncratic filmic record of a quasi-Bloomian pilgrimage through traditional districts of Hong Kong, entitled One Way Street on a Turntable (2007), premiered at the Hong Kong International Film Festival in 2007 to mixed critical reviews.
|Title of host publication||Post-1990 documentary : reconfiguring independence|
|Publisher||Edinburgh University Press|
|Number of pages||18|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Jan 2015|
INGHAM, M. A. (2015). A personal vision of the Hong Kong cityscape in Anson Mak's essayistic documentary films One Way Street on a Turntable and On the Edge of a Floating City, We Sing. In Post-1990 documentary : reconfiguring independence (pp. 151-168). Edinburgh University Press. http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.3366/j.ctt16r0hnq.15