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Cultural Politics around East Asian Cinema 1939-2018
Cultural Politics around East Asian Cinema 1939-2018

Cultural Politics around East Asian Cinema 1939-2018

Edited by Noriko Sudo, Edited by Takeshi Tanikawa

HISTORY

248 Pages, 6 x 8.5

Formats: Cloth

Cloth, $84.95 (US $84.95) (CA $114.95)

Publication Date: June 2019

ISBN 9781925608861

Rights: US & CA

Trans Pacific Press (Jun 2019)

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Overview

This book examines the interdependent relationships between the film industry and the state in East Asia, treating films as political economic products, mixtures of government policy and industrial motives, rather than mere works of art or media commodities. Chapters examine the East Asian film industries from the 1930s to the 2010s, which pursued their own economic and political goals by cooperating, negotiating, and conflicting with states. Through studies of national film policies, film industry strategies, and cultural-political influences on audience receptivity, this book reveals how films are formed by the interaction of the state, the film companies and audiences.

Author Biography

Noriko Sudo is a Professor at the Faculty of Contemporary Social Studies, Media Course, Chikushi Jogakuen University. Takeshi Tanikawa is a visiting professor of film history and popular culture studies at the Graduate School of Political Science, Waseda University.