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Issues of Theory and Practice
. Tambov: Gramota, 2018. 4. P. 63-66.
SCIENTIFIC AREA: Historical Sciences and Archeology
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Smertin Yurii Grigor'evich, Yang Soon Yen
Kuban State University

Submitted: 09.04.2018.
Abstract. The article examines the poorly investigated history of forming the Korean national cinematograph under the Japanese occupation. After analyzing the available movie materials, periodical publications, contemporaries memories the authors conclude that silent films of the mentioned period were basically melodramas but some Korean directors, escaping the Japanese censorship, imparted to them the ideas of national resistance, which got enthusiastic response among the audience. The paper concludes that these films served as emotional relieve for the Koreans, who felt like losing their country.
Key words and phrases: , , -, "", , , , Korean cinematograph, silent films, melodrama-sinpa, "Arirang", Na Woon-gyu, Japanese occupation, censorship.
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