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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Abstract

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: Cultural Communication and Computing Research Institute > Communication and Computing Research Centre
Depositing User: Chi Yun Shin
Date Deposited: 06 Jun 2011 10:07
Last Modified: 06 Jun 2011 10:07
URI: http://shura.shu.ac.uk/id/eprint/3585

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