International Horror Film Directors: Global Fear
edited by Danny Shipka and Ralph Beliveau
Intellect Books, 2016
Paper: 978-1-78320-653-7
Library of Congress Classification PN1995.9.H6I58 2017
Dewey Decimal Classification 791.436164

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ABOUT THIS BOOK
Horror films have for decades commanded major global audiences, tapping into deep-rooted fears that cross national and cultural boundaries in their ability to spark terror. This book brings together a group of scholars to explore the ways that this fear is utilized and played upon by a wide range of filmmakers. Contributors take up such major figures as Guillermo del Toro, Lars Von Trier, and David Cronenberg, and they also offer introductions to lesser-known talents such as Richard Franklin, Kiyoshi Kurosawa, Juan López Moctezuma, and Alexandre Aja. Scholars and fans alike dipping into this collection will discover plenty of insight into what chills us.
 

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