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Frontiers in Art Research, 2021, 3(1); doi: 10.25236/FAR.2021.030107.

From Modern Times to Joker: The Marginal people Alienated by the Times


Wen Zhang1, Xinghong Liu2, *

Corresponding Author:
Xinghong Liu

1Department of Design, College of Art, Design and Architecture, University of Monash, Australia

2College of Computer and Information Engineering, Hubei Normal University China

*Corresponding author: [email protected]


A film is often marked with the brand of the times, about people and things of a certain era, reflecting the social problems of that era. This paper analyzes the characteristics of the protagonists in the two films and excavates the deep connotation of the film. From the four aspects of marginal people, protagonist's experience, character alienation, belief and choice, this paper analyzes the different behavior orientations and respective fates of the bottom people in the two films, who are also the marginal people who are struggling to survive in a certain era.


Modern Times, Joker, Marginal people, Alienated by the Times

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Wen Zhang, Xinghong Liu. From Modern Times to Joker: The Marginal people Alienated by the Times. Frontiers in Art Research (2021) Vol. 3 Issue 1: 22-26. https://doi.org/10.25236/FAR.2021.030107.


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