Wigs and rings: cross-cultural exchange in the South Korean and Japanese horror film

@article{Byrne2014WigsAR,
  title={Wigs and rings: cross-cultural exchange in the South Korean and Japanese horror film},
  author={James P. Byrne},
  journal={Journal of Japanese and Korean Cinema},
  year={2014},
  volume={6},
  pages={184 - 201}
}
  • James P. Byrne
  • Published 3 July 2014
  • Art, Sociology
  • Journal of Japanese and Korean Cinema
This article explores the relationship between Japanese and South Korean horror cinema by examining the cross-cultural exchange illustrated by The Ring Virus, the South Korean remake of Japan's Ring, and the curious relationship between South Korea's The Wig, and Japan's Exte. The article explores the wildly divergent representations of gender, sexuality and horror found in these South Korean and Japanese horror films, suggesting that within Asian horror there is a complex dynamic between the… 
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