Analysis of a Play and Five Films of Funeral Services



Film and theatre performances often reflect the realities and concerns of a society and also critique some practices in it as well as educate people at a particular point in time. Death in general has been a topic of plays and movies frequently enough in all parts of the world. The funeral rite specifically is much less frequently the focus of a play or a movie. However, there have been some movies dealing with death and funeral rites simultaneously since the mid-1990s in Korea.


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  1. 1.School of Media, Film and JournalismMonash UniversityCaulfield EastAustralia

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