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The Transnational Film Remake in the American Press

Daniel Herbert

in Transnational Film Remakes

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474407236
eISBN:
9781474434812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474407236.003.0014
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

American film critics commonly deride Hollywood’s practice of remaking foreign films as an indication of the industry’s creative bankruptcy and imperialist tendencies. Such sentiments occur as early ... More


Introduction: Transnational Film Remakes

Iain Robert Smith and Constantine Verevis

in Transnational Film Remakes

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474407236
eISBN:
9781474434812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474407236.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Film remakes are often dismissed within critical discourse as unoriginal, derivative and inferior to their source texts, yet this mode of critique takes on additional layers of meaning when films are ... More


Coproducing Asia: Locating Japanese-Chinese Regional Film and Media

Stephanie DeBoer

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689491
eISBN:
9781452949451
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689491.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book provides a series of contexts and framings for addressing the contingencies, inequities, and fissures of regional co-production as it constructs an “Asian” film and media geography whose ... More


Space of Scholarship: Trans/National and Comparative Studies

Yingjin Zhang

in Cinema, Space, and Polylocality in a Globalizing China

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833374
eISBN:
9780824870584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833374.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the scale of the national used to occupy the central attention in film studies and argues that the resulting myth of a unified national cinema in a given nation-state must be ... More


Introduction: Coproduction and the New East Asia

Stephanie DeBoer

in Coproducing Asia: Locating Japanese-Chinese Regional Film and Media

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689491
eISBN:
9781452949451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689491.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The introduction introduces the scope and approach of this book. It underscores the significance of a genealogical method that adequately accounts for the co-production as a “technology of ... More


Finding the Nation in Transnational Cinema

Mitsuyo Wada-Marciano

in Japanese Cinema in the Digital Age

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835941
eISBN:
9780824871574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835941.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the concept of transnationalism in contemporary Japanese cinema. The term “transnational cinema” has been posed as a substitute for “national cinema,” which has long been ... More


Transnational Film Remakes

Iain Robert Smith and Constantine Verevis (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474407236
eISBN:
9781474434812
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474407236.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Film remakes are often dismissed within critical discourse as unoriginal, derivative and inferior to their source texts, yet this mode of critique takes on additional layers of meaning when films are ... More


The Chinese Cinematic Remake as Transnational Appeal: Zhang Yimou’s A Woman, a Gun and a Noodle Shop

Kenneth Chan

in Transnational Film Remakes

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474407236
eISBN:
9781474434812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474407236.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The past two decades have witnessed the resurgence of Chinese cinemas on the global stage. As Chinese directors confront the notion of remaking American films, they do so with the assurance that ... More


Tokyo on the Move: Omnibus Asia, Media Capital, and the Limits of the Link

Stephanie DeBoer

in Coproducing Asia: Locating Japanese-Chinese Regional Film and Media

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689491
eISBN:
9781452949451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689491.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter four explores the contexts and practices through which Japanese independent and culture industry projects produced Tokyo as the central media capital through which to “conduct” or “organize” ... More


Projecting a State That Does Not Exist:: The Politics of Migration in Bai Jingrui’s 1970 Film Home Sweet Home

James Wicks

in Transnational Representations: The State of Taiwan Film in the 1960s and 70s

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9789888208500
eISBN:
9789888313204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208500.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter argues that Home Sweet Home’s central concern is the politics, both aesthetic and ideological, of depicting migration within a narrative film. More specifically, this film presents the ... More


Introduction

Daniela Berghahn

in Far-Flung Families in Film: The Diasporic Family in Contemporary European Cinema

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748642908
eISBN:
9780748689088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642908.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The introduction situates this study in the context of the two principal fields of enquiry with which it intersects, namely scholarship on the representation of the family in (predominantly ... More


‘For the Dead Travel Fast’: The Transnational Afterlives of Dracula

Iain Robert Smith

in Transnational Film Remakes

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474407236
eISBN:
9781474434812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474407236.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Since the publication of Bram Stoker’s novel Dracula in 1897, the character of Count Dracula has proven to be eminently adaptable, appearing in various guises in over 300 feature films – from FW ... More


Remaking Funny Games: Michael Haneke’s Cross-Cultural Experiment

Kathleen Loock

in Transnational Film Remakes

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474407236
eISBN:
9781474434812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474407236.003.0012
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In recent decades, Austrian director and screenwriter Michael Haneke has become internationally known for disturbing and often brutal films that seek to undermine viewers’ expectations while holding ... More


Road Movie, Transnational Cinema and Self-discovery Journey

Isabelle Vanderschelden

in Studying French Cinema

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906733162
eISBN:
9781800342002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906733162.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter studies how, amongst the significant trends emerging in French cinema in recent years, there has been a concerted desire by some film-makers to produce more transnational films inspired ... More


Working through China: Scale, Place, and New Asian Coproduction

Stephanie DeBoer

in Coproducing Asia: Locating Japanese-Chinese Regional Film and Media

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689491
eISBN:
9781452949451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689491.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter five investigates the valences and uses of “scale” and “place” through which regional co-productions have been predominantly billed from the turn of the millennium, as they negotiate the ... More


New Transnationalisms in Contemporary Latin American Cinemas

Dolores Tierney

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780748645732
eISBN:
9781474445238
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748645732.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In the late 1990s and early 2000s Latin American films Amores perros, Diarios de motocicleta, El hijo de la novia, Y tu mamá también, and Cidade de Deus enjoyed unprecedented critical and commercial ... More


Sino-Japanese Technofriendship: Location, Presence, and Memory’s Displacement

Stephanie DeBoer

in Coproducing Asia: Locating Japanese-Chinese Regional Film and Media

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689491
eISBN:
9781452949451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689491.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter three addresses so-called Sino-Japanese Friendship co-productions in relation to their production of “technological presence.” First initiated in Japan’s postwar reengagement with the PRC in ... More


A Tale of Two Balloons: Intercultural Cinema and Transnational Nostalgia in Le voyage du ballon rouge

David Scott Diffrient and Carl R. Burgchardt

in Transnational Film Remakes

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474407236
eISBN:
9781474434812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474407236.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Millions of movie lovers around the world have experienced a range of emotions upon viewing Albert Lamorrise’s 1956 French classic Le Ballon Rouge (The Red Balloon). Many adulatory responses have ... More


‘Crazed Heat’: Nakahira Ko and the Transnational Self-remake

David Desser

in Transnational Film Remakes

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474407236
eISBN:
9781474434812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474407236.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Transnational film remakes present a variety of complicating issues – of geography, culture, translation, and temporality, among others. Directors have remade their own films, sometimes quite ... More


Reinterpreting Revenge: Authorship, Excess and the Critical Reception of Spike Lee’s Oldboy

Daniel Martin

in Transnational Film Remakes

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474407236
eISBN:
9781474434812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474407236.003.0013
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Park Chan-wook’s Oldboy (2003) achieved only moderate success on its initial release in South Korea, but upon finding international distribution it attained much greater notoriety, winning a major ... More


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