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Nightmare Japan [electronic resource] : Contemporary Japanese Horror Cinema.

By: Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9789042023314Series: Contemporary Cinema, 4Publication details: Amsterdam : Editions Rodopi, 2008.ISBN:
  • 9789401205320
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Nightmare Japan : Contemporary Japanese Horror CinemaDDC classification:
  • 791.4361640952
LOC classification:
  • PN1995.9.H6
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Contents:
Nightmare Japan; CONTENTS; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Introduction: 'New Waves', Old Terrors and Emerging Fears; Chapter One: Guinea Pigs and Entrails: Cultural Transformations and Body Horror in Japanese Torture Film; Chapter Two: Cultural Transformation, Corporeal Prohibitions and Body Horror in Sato Hisayasu's Naked Blood and Muscle; Chapter Three: Ghosts of the Present, Spectres of the Past: the kaidan and the Haunted Family in the Cinema of Nakata Hideo and Shimizu Takashi
Chapter Four: A Murder of Doves: Youth Violence and the Rites of Passing in Contemporaray Japanese Horror CinemaChapter Five: Spiraling into Apocalypse: Sono Shion's Suicide Circle, Higuchinsky's Uzumaki, and Kurosawa Kiyoshi's Pulse; Chapter Six: New Terrors, Emerging Trends and the Future of Japanese Horror; Works Cited and Consulted; Index;
Summary: Over the last two decades, Japanese filmmakers have produced some of the most important and innovative works of cinematic horror. At once visually arresting, philosophically complex, and politically charged, films by directors like Tsukamoto Shinya ( Tetsuo: The Iron Man [1988] and Tetsuo II: Body Hammer [1992]), Sato Hisayasu ( Muscle [1988] and Naked Blood [1995]) Kurosawa Kiyoshi ( Cure [1997], Séance [2000], and Kaïro [2001]), Nakata Hideo ( Ringu [1998], Ringu II [1999], and Dark Water [2002]), and Miike Takashi ( Audition [1999] and Ichi the Killer [2001]) continually revisit and redefin
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Nightmare Japan; CONTENTS; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Introduction: 'New Waves', Old Terrors and Emerging Fears; Chapter One: Guinea Pigs and Entrails: Cultural Transformations and Body Horror in Japanese Torture Film; Chapter Two: Cultural Transformation, Corporeal Prohibitions and Body Horror in Sato Hisayasu's Naked Blood and Muscle; Chapter Three: Ghosts of the Present, Spectres of the Past: the kaidan and the Haunted Family in the Cinema of Nakata Hideo and Shimizu Takashi

Chapter Four: A Murder of Doves: Youth Violence and the Rites of Passing in Contemporaray Japanese Horror CinemaChapter Five: Spiraling into Apocalypse: Sono Shion's Suicide Circle, Higuchinsky's Uzumaki, and Kurosawa Kiyoshi's Pulse; Chapter Six: New Terrors, Emerging Trends and the Future of Japanese Horror; Works Cited and Consulted; Index;

Over the last two decades, Japanese filmmakers have produced some of the most important and innovative works of cinematic horror. At once visually arresting, philosophically complex, and politically charged, films by directors like Tsukamoto Shinya ( Tetsuo: The Iron Man [1988] and Tetsuo II: Body Hammer [1992]), Sato Hisayasu ( Muscle [1988] and Naked Blood [1995]) Kurosawa Kiyoshi ( Cure [1997], Séance [2000], and Kaïro [2001]), Nakata Hideo ( Ringu [1998], Ringu II [1999], and Dark Water [2002]), and Miike Takashi ( Audition [1999] and Ichi the Killer [2001]) continually revisit and redefin