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SOVEREIGN VIOLENCE: ETHICS AND SOUTH KOREAN CINEMA IN THE NEW MILLENIUM. Steve Choe. Amsterdam University Press, 2016. Distributed in the U.S.A. by University of Chicago Press. 352 pp. with 30 ills. 23 x 15 cm. ISBN 9789089646385 In English.
Publisher's description: South Korea is home to one of the most vibrant film industries in the world today, producing movies for a strong domestic market that are also beginning to get attention and draw audiences worldwide. This book presents a comprehensive analysis of twenty-one of the most well-known South Korean films of the twenty-first century from eight major directors. Building his analysis on contemporary film theory and philosophy, as well as interviews and other primary sources, Steve Choe makes a case that these often violent films pose urgent ethical dilemmas central to life in the age of neoliberal globalization.
Indexing: Video/Film/Performance
Plans: 71
Worldwide Number: 173303
Hardcover $124.00    

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