Japanese Horror Films and Their American Remakes
|Series title:||Routledge Advances in Film Studies|
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $145.00|
| Book Description: |
The Ring (2002)--Hollywood's remake of the Japanese cult success Ringu (1998)--marked the beginning of a significant trend in the late 1990s and early 2000s of American adaptations of Asian horror films. This book explores this complex process of adaptation, paying particular attention to the various transformations that occur when texts cross cultural boundaries. Through close readings of a range of Japanese horror films and their Hollywood remakes, this study addresses the social,...