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The Cinema of Japan and Korea is the second volume in the new 24 Frames series of studies of national and regional cinema, and focuses on the vibrant practices that make up Japanese and Korean cinema. Through 24 individual concise and insightful essays that each consider one significant film, the editor of this volume has compiled a unique introduction to the cinematic output of each country. The work of directors such as Akira Kurosawa, Takeshi Kitano, Kinji Fukasaku, Ki-young Kim, Nagisa Oshima, Ki-duk Kim and Takashi Miike is discussed and the collection includes in-depth studies of films such as Shiri, Battle Royale, Audition, Violent Cop, In the Realm of the Senses, Tetsuo 2: Body Hammer, Stray Dog, A Page of Madness and Godzilla.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781904764113
ISBN-10: 1904764118
Format: Paperback
(280mm x 216mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Wallflower Press
Publisher: Wallflower Press
Publish Date: 9-Jul-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Justin Bowyer

Juatin Bowyer is the author of Conversations with Jack Cardiff (2003) and a freelance writer.

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