Storming the big screen: the SHIRI syndrome

SHIN, Chi Yun and STRINGER, Julian (2007). Storming the big screen: the SHIRI syndrome. In: GATEWARD, Frances, (ed.) Seoul Searching: Culture and Identity in Contemporary Korean Cinema. Albany, NY, State University of New York Press, 55-72.

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This book chapter offers an in-depth analysis of the first South Korean blockbuster film SHIRI (dir. Kang Je-kyu, 1999) and the surrounding debates - the SHIRI syndrome, which is a highly evocative term that suggest the film's engagement with the important social and political issues and the significance and power of audio-visual blockbuster culture in contemporary South Korea.

Item Type: Book Section
Research Institute, Centre or Group - Does NOT include content added after October 2018: Cultural Communication and Computing Research Institute > Communication and Computing Research Centre
Page Range: 55-72
Depositing User: Chi Yun Shin
Date Deposited: 06 Jun 2011 09:07
Last Modified: 18 Mar 2021 20:45

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