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Cut-Pieces - a book by Hoek, Lotte


Celluloid Obscenity and Popular Cinema in Bangladesh

Cut-Pieces( )
Author: Hoek, Lotte
Series title:South Asia Across the Disciplines Ser.
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Columbia University Press
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $31.99
Book Description:

Imagine watching an action film in a small-town cinema hall in Bangladesh, and in between the gun battles and fistfights, a short pornographic clip appears. This is known as a cut-piece, a strip of locally made celluloid pornography surreptitiously spliced into the reels of action films in Bangladesh. Exploring the shadowy world of these clips and their place in South Asian film culture, Lotte Hoek builds a rare, detailed portrait of the production, consumption, and cinematic...
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Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Customs & Traditions
Performing Arts / Film & Video / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 Inches

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