As the first detailed English-language book on the subject, Korean Horror Cinema introduces the cultural specificity of the genre to an international audience, from the iconic monsters of gothic horror, such as the wonhon (vengeful female ghost) and the gumiho (shapeshifting fox), to the avenging killers of Oldboy and Death Bell. Beginning in the 1960s with The Housemaid, it traces a path through the history of Korean horror, offering new interpretations of classic films, demarcating the shifting patterns of production and ...

Korean Horror Cinema 2013, Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh

ISBN-13: 9780748643097

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Korean Horror Cinema 2013, Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh

ISBN-13: 9780748643103

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