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Formal Characteristics of Joseon Films in the Early 1920s (1920년대 초반 조선영화의 형식적 특징)

  • Han, Sang-Eon;Chung, Tae-Soo
    • The Journal of the Korea Contents Association
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    • v.13 no.12
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    • pp.117-125
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    • 2013
  • Early 1920s, Joseon film production began with Japanese colonial rule organization and expanded into civilian. These films were influenced by the documentary film what recorded the scenery and the custom also influenced by kino drama that displayed the place of a dramatic incident. So these films developed into the form emphasize on place. At that time, hollywood serial films were popular. So the first Joseon films shooted a picturesque place and a landmark of the city in the background where heros took a risk. In the style stakes, Joseon films looked very similar to Japanese films. shooted long-take and long-shot, it had rhythm with narration of benshi and emphasized on visual excitation by using color. Early 1920s Joseon films which were similar to Japanese films changed from Japanese style to Hollywood style caused by Na woon-kyu's .