Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 July 2015

200 Pages

9.21 x 6.14 inches

ISBN: 9780748697458

Bookseller Code (06)

Extreme Asia

The Rise of Cult Cinema from the Far East

Daniel Martin

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • Clear timeline of the key points and film releases in the UK, demonstrating the movement's growing popularity and cultural impact on a film-by-film basis
  • Based on extensive research and exclusive access to marketing materials and interviews
  • Explains the cultural and economic factors behind the rise of the most notorious East Asian horror and action films of the current generation
  • Detailed case studies of such seminal cult hits as Battle Royale, Oldboy, Audition, Infernal Affairs, Ring, and The Isle

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