Korean Film History, Resistance, and Democratic Imagination
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Despite its rise in the global market, recent political progress, and a surging interest worldwide, Korean films are relatively unknown and rarely studied. This new work begins by investigating the history, industry structure, and trends of filmmaking in Korea, going on to examine how Hollywood films have affected both Korean mainstream and nonmainstream film industries in terms of both means of production and narrative. Moreover, the authors analyze the ways in which Korean films of recent years have represented the modernization process in Korea itself, as well as the ideological implications that arise from the cinematic constructions of Korean imagination. More than a mere chronological…
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/30/2003
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
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