Horror to the Extreme

Changing Boundaries in Asian Cinema

Edited by Jinhee Choi and Mitsuyo Wada-Marciano

Horror to the Extreme

Edited by Jinhee Choi and Mitsuyo Wada-Marciano

Distributed for Hong Kong University Press

284 pages | 36 b&w illus. | 6 x 9
Paperback $28.00 ISBN: 9789622099739 Published June 2009 AAUKEU - ALL AMERICAS & UNITED KINGDOM & EUROPE
This book compares production and consumption of Asian horror cinemas in different national contexts and their multidirectional dialogues with Hollywood and neighboring Asian cultures. Individual essays highlight common themes including technology, digital media, adolescent audience sensibilities, transnational productions, pan-Asian marketing techniques, and variations on good vs. evil evident in many Asian horror films. Contributors include Kevin Heffernan, Adam Knee, Chi-Yun Shin, Chika Kinoshita, Robert Cagle, Emilie Yeh Yueh-yu, Neda Ng Hei-tung, Hyun-suk Seo, Kyung Hyun Kim, and Robert Hyland.
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