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Transnational film remakes

Author: Iain Robert Smith; Constantine Verevis
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2017]
Series: Traditions in world cinema.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Bringing together a range of international scholars, Transnational Film Remakes is the first edited collection to specifically focus on the phenomenon of cross-cultural remakes. Using a variety of case studies, from Hong Kong remakes of Japanese cinema to Bollywood remakes of Australian television, this book provides an analysis of cinematic remaking that moves beyond Hollywood to address the truly global nature of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Cross-cultural studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Iain Robert Smith; Constantine Verevis
ISBN: 1474407242 9781474407243 1474407234 9781474407236
OCLC Number: 959950004
Description: ix, 238 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : transnational film remakes / Iain Robert Smith and Constantine Verevis --
Part I. Genres and traditions. Disrupting the remake : The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo / Lucy Mazdon --
Fritz Lang remakes Jean Renoir for Hollywood : film noir in three national voices / R. Barton Palmer --
The cultural politics of remaking Spanish horror films in the twenty-first century : Quarantine and Come Out and Play / Andy Willis --
'For the dead travel fast' : the transnational afterlives of Dracula / Iain Robert Smith --
Part II. Gender and performance. The Chinese cinematic remake as transnational appeal : Zhang Yimou's A woman, A Gun and A Noodle Shop / Kenneth Chan --
Transformation and glamour in the cross-cultural makeover : Return to Eden, Khoon Bhari Maang and the avenging woman in popular Hindi cinema / Michael Lawrence --
Translating cool : cinematic exchange between Hong Kong, Hollywood and Bollywood / Rashna Wadia Richards --
Trading places : Das doppelte Lottchen and The Parent Trap / Constantine Verevis --
Part III. Auteurs and critics. A tale of two balloons : intercultural cinema and transnational nostalgia in Le voyage du ballon rouge / David Scott Diffrient and Carl R. Burgchardt --
'Crazed heat' : Nakahira Ko and the transnational self-remake / David Dreser --
Remaking Funny Games : Michael Haneke's cross-cultural experiement / Kathleen Loock --
Reinterpreting revenge : authorship, excess and the critical reception of Spike Lee's Oldboy / Daniel Martin --
The transnational film remake in the American press / Daniel Herbert.
Series Title: Traditions in world cinema.
Responsibility: edited by Iain Robert Smith and Constantine Verevis.


Offering a variety of case studies in which films have been remade across national borders, Transnational Film Remakes provides an analysis of cinematic remaking that moves beyond Hollywood to  Read more...


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