The Image of Russia on the Western Screen in the Ideological Confrontation Epoch (1946-1991): From the Late Stalinism to the "Thaw", from "Détente" and "Stagnation" to the "Perestroika"
European Researcher, Vol. (53), № 6-2, 2013
15 Pages Posted: 30 Jun 2015
Date Written: June 30, 2015
This article included the analysis of evolution Russian image representation on the Western (USA, UK, Germany, Canada, France, Italy) screen -- of the period of ideological confrontation (1946-1991): ideological and social trends, myths, stereotypes, illusions, classification of the contents’ models and modifications of genres. The main conclusion: the image of Russia in the majority of the Western fiction films of 1946-1991 is treated as an image of something "enemy", "alien", "different", often hostile...
Keywords: cold war; Western films; screen; image of Russia; USA; ideological confrontation; media studies; film studies; spy; enemy
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