The Ideological, Structural Analysis of the Russian Image Representation in the Cold War Times' Film 'White Nights'

European Researcher, Vol. (47), № 4-3, 2013

7 Pages Posted: 30 Jun 2015

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Alexander Fedorov

Rostov State Univesity of Econimics; Taganrog State Pedagogical Institute

Date Written: June 30, 2015

Abstract

This article included the ideological, structural analysis of the Russian image representation in the "cold war" times’ film "White Nights" (USA, 1985). Following the methodology developed by U. Eco the author selected three systems which are significant in a product: the author’s ideology, market conditions which determined the plot, the creating process and success of media text (or, at least, promoted the first, the second and the third); narrative techniques, ideological and social trends, stereotypes.

Keywords: cold war; Western films; screen; image of Russia; USA; ideological confrontation; media studies; film studies; enemy

Suggested Citation

Fedorov, Alexander, The Ideological, Structural Analysis of the Russian Image Representation in the Cold War Times' Film 'White Nights' (June 30, 2015). European Researcher, Vol. (47), № 4-3, 2013. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2625018 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2625018

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