New Korean Cinema by Chi-Yun Shin
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New Korean Cinema
By Chi-Yun Shin

New Korean Cinema

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New Korean Cinema by Chi-Yun Shin

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Korean film has been heralded as the newest tiger of Asian cinema. In the past year, South Korea became one of the only countries in the world in which local films outsold Hollywood films, and Korean director Park Chan-wook was awarded the Grand Prix at Cannes.New Korean Cinema provides a comprehensive overview of the production, circulation, and reception of this vibrant cinema, which has begun to flourish again in the past decade, following the lifting of repressive government policies. In addition to providing a cultural, historical, and social context for understanding this burgeoning cinema, the book considers the political economy of South Korea's film industry, strategies of domestic and international distribution and marketing, and the consumption of Korean films throughout the world. The volume also includes a glossary of key terms and a bibliography of works on Korean cinema.New Korean Cinema gathers prominent critics from North America, Asia, and Europe to make sense of this exploding film industry. This book is essential reading for anyone seeking to understand the complex roles played by national and regional cinemas in a global age."

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780814740309
ISBN-10: 0814740308
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 159mm x 13mm)
Pages: 234
Imprint: New York University Press
Publisher: New York University Press
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2005
Country of Publication: United States

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New Korean Cinema by Chi-Yun Shin New Korean Cinema, Paperback (July 2005)

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