This paper will explore human suffering arising from desire through exploring the subjective dimension of time. In the course of this analysis, we will be comparing and contrasting insights from Buddhism, Schopenhauer, and Lacan, three perspectives which demonstrate not only thematic
but also historical continuities and discontinuities
Asian Cinema is a seminal journal, which has been published since 1995 by the Asian Cinema Studies Society under the stewardship of Professor John Lent. From 2012 Asian Cinema will be published by Intellect as part of our Film Studies journal portfolio. The journal currently publishes a variety of scholarly material - including research articles, interviews, book and film reviews and bibliographies - on all forms and aspects of Asian cinema. The journal's broad aim is to advance understanding and knowledge of the rich traditions of the various Asian cinemas, thereby making an invaluable contribution to the field of Film Studies in general.