Taiwanese film has been one of my favorite resources for trying to understand the society and culture of this island people. I’ve read, lived, and researched so many aspects of life in Taiwan, but it was the cinema that honestly gave me a long-lasting impression and desire to come here. So, it is my pleasure […]Read more
A Study of Orientalist Elements Present in Modern Film: A Case Study of Lost in Translation
Abstract Orientalism is ever present in our modern culture. It is readily available in the medium of film. This research paper set out to find what type of motifs, imagery, music and symbols were used to convey the meaning of orientalism in a modern film, namely, 2003’s Lost in Translation. Although previous studies have found […]Read more
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