oriental musicals

etoile crsg at alcor.concordia.ca
Sat Jan 23 15:11:47 EST 1999

> >and 1960's. I've just accepted this unenviable offer, and hope to find
> >some productions from the period that reflect the aesthetics of the
> >classical American "song and dance" musical of the day, but oriental...
> >I guess my first contribution to this list therefore has to be a
> >question: Are there any?
> If the focus lies on "Oriental" musicals as a general background, then
> there is surely no way past popular Indian cinema. If my memory serves

If the focus is indeed on more globally 'oriental' cinema (if there's such
a thing), there's a rumor going on that Wong Kar Wai's latest movie might
be a musical... Probably false, but what would you give to see that
(and Doyle as DOP for it...)!

Olivier Petitpas

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