This Chapter offers a brief discussion of Zhang Yimou’s English-language blockbuster film The Great Wall (2016) which is Chinese cinema’s most thorough-going example of dialogue with Hollywood. This monster film represents his latest endeavor to cross the borders between art and market, style and content, tradition and modernity, local and global, East and West. The success of this attempt at crossing borders is likely to have a strong influence on the future of the Chinese film industry.
Influence of hollywood Blockbuster Genre film Local and global
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