Heroism in Chinese and Hollywood Movies
Lai Shuk Yee 08027676
Lai Ka Hung 08020566
POLS 3620 Contemporary Europe and Asia
Content
• Definition of Heroism
• Heroism in Chinese movies
• Heroism in Hollywood movies
• Interaction of Chinese and Hol...
Definition of Heroism
• Hero cult
• Demigod in Greek mythology
• Display courage and will of self-sacrifice
• Martial cour...
Heroism in Chinese movies
• Wuxia ( 武俠 )
• Martial Arts ( 武術 ) and Chivalry ( 騎士
精神 )
• From lower classes in ancient Chin...
Wuxia Films in 1960s-1970s
• Bruce Lee
• The Big Boss ( 唐山大兄 ), 1971
• Fist of Fury ( 精武門 ), 1972
• Bruce Lee was the symb...
Definition of Heroism
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Sick Man of the East –
A century national humiliation of China
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Wuxia Films in 1980s – 1990s
• Jacky Chan
• Project A (A 計劃 ) series
• Police Story ( 警察故事 ) series
• Everyone can be a he...
Heroism in Hollywood movies
• Blockbuster Film
• Patriotism (E.g. War, National
Defense)
• Characteristics of Heroes
Lai K...
Saving Private Ryan
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• 70 millions of production budget
• D-Day landing at Omaha Beach
• Americentric ...
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Captain John.H Miller and his colleagues overcome
all the obstacles with death to save Ryan in the la...
Iron ManIron Man
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• -
• Cold War Period
• 170million Production
• Patriotism
• Advanced Technology
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Chest-mounted
laser beam
Repulsor rays
Cruise: Mach1.2
flying range:2,000 miles
Interactions between Chinese and
Hollywood Movie
Lai Ka Hung 08020566
Thank You
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  • 1. Heroism in Chinese and Hollywood Movies Lai Shuk Yee 08027676 Lai Ka Hung 08020566 POLS 3620 Contemporary Europe and Asia
  • 2. Content • Definition of Heroism • Heroism in Chinese movies • Heroism in Hollywood movies • Interaction of Chinese and Hollywood movies • Conclusion Lai Shuk Yee 08027676
  • 3. Definition of Heroism • Hero cult • Demigod in Greek mythology • Display courage and will of self-sacrifice • Martial courage • Moral examples Lai Shuk Yee 08027676
  • 4. Heroism in Chinese movies • Wuxia ( 武俠 ) • Martial Arts ( 武術 ) and Chivalry ( 騎士 精神 ) • From lower classes in ancient China • Fight for righteousness • Patriotism • Confucian brotherhood Lai Shuk Yee 08027676
  • 5. Wuxia Films in 1960s-1970s • Bruce Lee • The Big Boss ( 唐山大兄 ), 1971 • Fist of Fury ( 精武門 ), 1972 • Bruce Lee was the symbolic figure of righteousness and patriot Lai Shuk Yee 08027676
  • 6. Definition of Heroism Lai Shuk Yee 08027676
  • 7. Sick Man of the East – A century national humiliation of China Lai Shuk Yee 08027676
  • 8. Wuxia Films in 1980s – 1990s • Jacky Chan • Project A (A 計劃 ) series • Police Story ( 警察故事 ) series • Everyone can be a hero, heroic image is no longer divine Lai Shuk Yee 08027676
  • 9. Heroism in Hollywood movies • Blockbuster Film • Patriotism (E.g. War, National Defense) • Characteristics of Heroes Lai Ka Hung 08020566
  • 10. Saving Private Ryan Lai Ka Hung 08020566 • 70 millions of production budget • D-Day landing at Omaha Beach • Americentric Centre • Patriotism
  • 11. Lai Ka Hung 08020566 Captain John.H Miller and his colleagues overcome all the obstacles with death to save Ryan in the last stage.
  • 12. Iron ManIron Man Lai Ka Hung 08020566 • - • Cold War Period • 170million Production • Patriotism • Advanced Technology
  • 13. Lai Ka Hung 08020566 Chest-mounted laser beam Repulsor rays Cruise: Mach1.2 flying range:2,000 miles
  • 14. Interactions between Chinese and Hollywood Movie Lai Ka Hung 08020566
  • 15. Thank You Lai Ka Hung 08020566

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