Russian Image on the Federal Republic of Germany Screen

European Researcher, Vol. (77), № 6-2, 2014

19 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


This article analyzed the image of Russia in the screen mirror of the Federal Republic of Germany for: determine the place and role of the image of the USSR and the Russian and Soviet / Russian characters in the movies from the beginning of the postwar German ideological confrontation to 1991 (the collapse of the Soviet Union) as compared with the trends of the modern era (1992-present); identify political, ideological, social and cultural contexts, the main stages of development, concepts, goals, objectives, authors of fiction films themes outlined above; classify and compare trends and stereotypes German films related to the Soviet/Russian theme: ideology, content model, genre modifications (including: socio-political analysis, stereotypes, ideological analysis, identification analysis, the iconographic analysis, narrative analysis, the characters etc.).

Keywords: Cold War; Russian image; Federal Republic of Germany; screen; films

Suggested Citation

Fedorov, Alexander, Russian Image on the Federal Republic of Germany Screen (June 30, 2015). European Researcher, Vol. (77), № 6-2, 2014. Available at SSRN: or

Alexander Fedorov (Contact Author)

Rostov State Univesity of Econimics ( email )

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Taganrog State Pedagogical Institute ( email )

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