Review of Japanese Horror Films and the Their American Remakes
Keywords:Japanese, Horror, Culture, Remake, American Film
AbstractValerie Wee’s monograph on American remakes of Japanese supernatural horror films is a contribution to Routledge’s Advances in Film Studies series and examines a cluster of films made in the late 1990s and early 2000s. These are films which in their first incarnation were Japanese (such as Ringu) which were then remade by Hollywood (for example Ringu became The Ring).
Valerie Wee, Japanese Horror Films and the Their American Remakes: Translating Fear, Adapting Culture. New York and London: Routledge, 2014.
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