Cinema of Japan and Korea, by Bowyer, Justin
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- ISBN: 9781904764120 | 1904764126
- Cover: Hardcover
- Copyright: 2/28/2005
The Cinema of Japan and Koreais the second volume in the new Twenty-Four Framesseries that studies national and regional cinema. Focusing on the vibrant practices of Japanese and Korean cinema. Each of the twenty-four concise and insightful essays consider one significant film. The editor has compiled a unique introduction to the cinematic output of each country. The work of directors such as Akira Kurosawa, Takeshi Kitano, Kenji Mizoguchi, Kinji Fukusaku, Ki-young Kim, Nagisa, Oshima, Ki-duk Kim and Takashi Miike are discussed. The collection includes in-depth studies of films such as Battle Royale, Audition, Violent Cop, In the Realm of the Senses, Tetsuo Two: Body Hammer, Stray Dog, A Page of Madnessand Godzilla.