By Katarina Gregersdotter, Johan Höglund, Nicklas Hållén
This primary full-length scholarly research approximately animal horror cinema defines the preferred subgenre and describes its beginning and historical past within the West. The chapters discover various animal horror motion pictures from a few diverse views. this is often an necessary examine for college students and students of cinema, horror and animal stories.
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In addition, Australian Razorback (1984) even has an animal rights activist in one of the leading roles while The Day of the Animals (1977) depicts a scenario where the continuing destruction of the ozone layer has a dangerous effect on the animal kingdom; the animals become highly aggressive and start killing humans. The same thing eventually occurs in The Long A History of Animal Horror Cinema 33 Weekend (1978), a film discussed by Maja Milatovic in this volume. These eco-centred animal horror movies typically depict a slight against a particular group of animals that reside within a specific ecosystem, and the revenge they wreak on the human perpetrators.
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Animal Horror Cinema: Genre, History and Criticism by Katarina Gregersdotter, Johan Höglund, Nicklas Hållén