Transnational Film Remakes by Iain Robert SmithTransnational Film Remakes by Iain Robert Smith

Transnational Film Remakes

EditorIain Robert Smith, Constantine Verevis

Paperback | April 15, 2017

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Bringing together a range of international scholars, Transnational Film Remakes is the first edited collection to specifically focus on the phenomenon of cross-cultural remakes. Using a variety of case studies, from Hong Kong remakes of Japanese cinema to Bollywood remakes of Australiantelevision, this book provides an analysis of cinematic remaking that moves beyond Hollywood to address the truly global nature of this phenomenon. Looking at iconic contemporary titles such as The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo and Oldboy, as well as classics like La Bete Humaine and La Chienne, thisbook interrogates the fluid and dynamic ways in which texts are adapted and reworked across national borders to provide a distinctive new model for understanding these global cultural borrowings.
Iain Robert Smith is Lecturer in Film Studies at King's College London. He is co-editor of Transnational Film Remakes and Media Across Borders, co-chair of the SCMS Transnational Cinemas Scholarly Interest Group, and co-investigator on the AHRC-funded research network Media Across Borders. Constantine Verevis is Lecturer, School of Eng...
Title:Transnational Film RemakesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.68 inPublished:April 15, 2017Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1474407242

ISBN - 13:9781474407243

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