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Frontiers in Educational Research, 2020, 3(12); doi: 10.25236/FER.2020.031203.

The battle between fairy tales and darkness —— Exploring the source of aesthetic feeling of the film "water form"


Tang Rui

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Tang Rui

School of Media Arts, Chongqing University of Posts and Telecommunications, Chongqing 400065


at the same time, it won two important awards, the best film award and the best director award, as well as four awards, including the best original score award and the best art director, and became the black horse at the 90th academy award ceremony. In the 74th Venice Film Festival in 2017, he won the Golden Lion Award for best picture and was highly praised as "the contemporary antidote". What permeates this award is the director's personal thinking on many social phenomena, such as war, race, immigration, homosexuality, etc. in the film, the director adopts a more life-oriented perspective to focus on the individual in the phenomenon group, in a limited plot Strive for all-round performance to complete the audience's cognition of the marginal people. Analyzing the aesthetic elements of this film and exploring its aesthetic source will help us to further understand the black fairy tale world constructed by Gilmore del Toro, the "genius director of the fantasy world".


Poetic black fairy tales, marginal beauty

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Tang Rui. The battle between fairy tales and darkness —— Exploring the source of aesthetic feeling of the film "water form" . Frontiers in Educational Research (2020) Vol. 3 Issue 12: 15-22. https://doi.org/10.25236/FER.2020.031203.


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