Cut-pieces : celluloid obscenity and popular cinema in Bangladesh / Lotte Hoek.
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Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, 
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- ISBN: 0231162898
- ISBN: 9780231162890
- ISBN: 023116288X
- ISBN: 9780231162883
- ISBN: 0231535155 (electronic bk.)
- ISBN: 9780231535151 (electronic bk.)
|Bibliography, etc.:||Includes bibliographical references and index.|
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|Summary:||Imagine watching an action film in a small-town cinema hall in Bangladesh, and in between the gun battles and fistfights, a short pornographic clip appears. This is known as a cut-piece, a strip of locally made celluloid pornography surreptitiously spliced into the reels of action films in Bangladesh. Exploring the shadowy world of these clips and their place in South Asian film culture, Lotte Hoek builds a rare, detailed portrait of the production, consumption, and cinematic pleasures of stray celluloid.Hoek's innovative ethnography plots the making and reception of Mintu the Murderer (2005),|
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Description based on print version record.
|Subject:||Motion pictures in ethnology -- Bangladesh
B films -- Bangladesh
Bangladesh -- Social life and customs
Citation: Hoek, Lotte. "Cut-pieces : celluloid obscenity and popular cinema in Bangladesh." New York : Columbia University Press, 2013.