Abstract

This article explores how Korean director Bong Joon-ho appropriates and reworks Hollywood genre conventions in his films Memories of Murder and The Host, and uses them as tools to explore Korea’s experience of dictatorship and its vexed relationship with the United States.

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Additional Information

ISSN
1080-6490
Print ISSN
0003-0678
Pages
pp. 871-898
Launched on MUSE
2008-12-31
Open Access
No
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