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Japanese Elements in Hong Kong Erotic Films

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The Hong Kong movie industry has been under the spell of Japanese sex culture. In particular, Hong Kong erotic films contain Japanese elements in terms of casting and themes. Unlike kung fu films, gangster films, and comedies, Hong Kong erotic films have received little media and scholarly attention. This paper is a preliminary study of the history of Japanese erotic films in Hong Kong and their impact on Hong Kong erotic films from historical and cultural perspectives. It aims to deepen understanding of the interplay of Japanization and localization in mapping Asian popular culture in the age of globalization.
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Keywords: Hakujitsumu; Hong Kong erotic films; Japanization; Japan’s sex culture; go-go dance

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: 2004-03-01

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