I first knew Tara Palmer-Tomkinson 14 years ago, when she was 24.She had just burst on to the London party scene as an It-girl: voice like a foghorn, body of a supermodel, impeccable Royal connections (her mother Patty and father Charles skied fearlessly with Prince Charles)."Commercialization and Cultural Misreading in Dai Sijie's Balzac et la Petite Tailleuse chinoise." Forum for Modern Language Studies, Jan2011, Vol. Cast: Liu Ye, Feng Yuanzheng, Chow Yun-Fat, Li Chen, Andy Lau, Chen Chang, Li Qin, Chen Kun, Chen Daoming, Zhao Benshan, Daniel Wu, Lee-Hom Wong, Zhou Xun, Angela Baby. Just as Guai, a bicycle messenger, makes his final payment for the silver mountain bike loaned by his company, he finds it stolen.47 Issue 1, p60-74, 15p UC users only Deppman, Hsiu-Chuang "Dai Sijie Locating the Third Culture in Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress." In: Adapted for the screen: the cultural politics of modern Chinese fiction and film / Hsiu-Chuang Deppman. A dramatic renactment chronicling the historical events between 19 that led to the founding of the Chinese Communist Party. After endless searching, Guai discovers his bicycle is now in the hands of Jian who bought the bicycle with stolen money. "Beijing Bicycle: Retrieving Wester Cinematic Counterparts." In: Metro movies: cinematic urbanism in post-Mao China.But it is when they discover a hidden stash of Western classics in Chinese translation that their re-education takes its most surprising turn. " Quarterly Review of Film & Video, Oct-Dec2005, Vol.22 Issue 4, p311-325, 15p UC users only Chevaillier, Flore. (Full-text available online [UC Berkeley users only]) Directors, Sanping Han, Jianxin Huang.We all knew she was taking drugs but, journalists being journalists, merely thought it made entertaining copy, never mind that she was obviously unhappy. ‘I went back over those columns recently, and I can see in the last few months I was getting quite ill.Her appearance, high as a kite, on Frank Skinner’s TV chat show in 1999 only confirmed what we had known for years. I couldn’t remember much: I was bored, and not in a very good state.’ How long has she been clean? I’m really proud of that.’ She still smokes; she makes me laugh when she says she only has a few puffs, then stubs it out so ‘the smoke doesn’t get near my skin’. ‘I did three years of taking everything, but alcohol was not the thing for me. The minute I feel out of control, I stop, which is why the other thing [cocaine] was deceptive, because you don’t really feel you’re out of control until you are.
I was really tired, so I took a strategic move out of the red carpet, out of film premieres, out of magazines.
Because you sure have tied my heart in a knot.” 23.
“I seemed to have lost my number, any chance I could have yours?
“I’ve lost that loving feeling, will you help me find it again? “Hi the voices in my head told me to come talk to you.” 11.
“There must be something wrong with my phone, because it doesn’t have your number in it.” 18.