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Title: The key elements of horror films: Comparative study between Thailand and China
Authors: Li Zheyu
Keywords: Chinese horror film
Thailand horror film
Issue Date: 2018
Publisher: Bangkok University
Abstract: This research is focus on the key elements of horror film and national culture. The objectives of research are finding key elements in China and Thailand horror film and compare the culture of China and Thailand horror film. Six horror films from China and Thailand had been selected to be sample from 2008 to 2017. They are The house that never dies (2014), Who in the mirror (2012), Mysterious Face 2013, Pee Mark (2013), The Snow White (2010), and Phobia 2-Ha phraeng (2009). This study also combined with Greet Hofstede’s culture dimensions to explore the similarity and differences of Chinese and Thai horror film. The ghost events in Chinese horror film always occur at night and the image of ghost always female. Chinese horror film has defects on narrative logic. The ghost events in Thailand horror film mainly occur at night and the image of ghost in different ages and gender besides female. The tone of Thailand horror film is humorous.
Description: Independent Study (M.Com.Arts)--Global Communications,Graduate School, Bangkok University, 2018
Subjects: Ghosts in motion pictures
Motion pictures
Horror films
Motion pictures, Thai
Motion pictures, Chinese
Advisor(s): Boonlert Supadhiloke
URI: http://dspace.bu.ac.th/jspui/handle/123456789/3164
ISSN: 978-616-8088-25-8
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Independent Studies - Master

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