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Eclipsed Cinema: The Film Culture of Colonial Korea

Dong Hoon Kim


In this ground-breaking investigation into the seldom-studied film culture of colonial Korea (1910-1945), Dong Hoon Kim brings new perspectives to the associations between colonialism, modernity, film historiography, and national cinema. In its attempt to reconstruct lost intricacies of colonial film history, Eclipsed Cinema explores the under-investigated aspects of colonial film culture such as the representational politics of colonial cinema, the film unit of the colonial government, the social reception of Hollywood cinema in relation to emerging Korean nationalism, Japanese settlers’ film ... More

Keywords: Motion pictures-Korea-History, Motion pictures-Japan-History, Colonialism-Motion pictures, Modernity-Motion pictures, Nationalism-Motion pictures

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9781474421805
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: January 2018 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474421805.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Dong Hoon Kim, author
University of Oregon