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Asian horror

Asian horror

Author: Andy Richards
Publisher: Harpenden : Kamera Books, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
With scores of Asian horror films now available to Western audiences, this guide helps viewers navigate the eclectic mix of vengeful spooks, yakuza zombies, feuding warlocks, and devilish dumplings, discussing the grand themes of Asian horror cinema and the distinctive national histories that give the films their special resonance. Tracing the long and noble tradition of horror stories in eastern cultures, it also  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andy Richards
ISBN: 9781842433201 1842433202
OCLC Number: 455821462
Description: 159 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Andy Richards.


Since Japanese horror sensations The Ring and Audition first terrified Western audiences at the turn of the millennium, there's been a growing appreciation of Asia as the hotbed of the world's best  Read more...


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A broad and accessible overview of the national horror cinemas of Japan, Korea, Hong Kong, and Thailand from the 1950s to the present -- Jamil Khader * Scope: An Online Journal of Film and Television Read more...

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