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John Berra

John Berra is the co-editor of World Film Locations: Beijing (2012) and World Film Locations: Shanghai (2014). He is also a regular contributor to the industry publication The Chinese Film Market.

Articles by John Berra

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  • 10 great films set in Hong Kong

    One of the most densely populated areas on earth, Hong Kong is synonymous with the speed and flow of the modern city. Its teeming streets and gleaming surfaces have inspired filmmakers from Wong Kar-wai to Jackie Chan. Here are 10 of the best Hong Kong movies.

    Thursday, August 7, 2014


  • The 10 best modern directors from mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan

    Your guide to the greatest filmmakers to emerge in Chinese cinema since the 1980s, from Wong Kar-wai to Hou Hsiao-hsien.

    Monday, July 21, 2014


  • 10 great films set in Beijing

    The second most populous city in the world, China’s capital is 3,000 years old and currently home to over 20 million people. Here are 10 ways that the movies have got to grips with the people and history of Beijing.

    Thursday, June 19, 2014


  • Five iconic Chinese actresses

    From the Shanghai golden age to the modern era, Chinese cinema is notable for its succession of great actresses and strong female roles. Here are five of its most brilliant stars.

    Monday, June 2, 2014


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