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Volume 7 Issue 6
June-2020
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Comparative study of Iranian and Bollywood films on children:A semiotic analysis of mise_en_scene elements

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2349-5162

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"Comparative study of Iranian and Bollywood films on children:A semiotic analysis of mise_en_scene elements", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.7, Issue 6, page no.232-253, June-2020, Available :http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR2006038.pdf

Abstract

In contemporary media scenario, media content has been altered drastically affected by the factors like globalization, commercialization or deregulation of media. Media including film has become market driven, hence glamour, sensationalism finds prioritized in the media. However, there are always an exceptions, Iranian cinema is one such example.The international fame of Iranian cinema has invited global attention to the new tradition of filmmaking that are based on simple, realist, yet powerful themes. In Iranian cinema children dominate the narratives of films. On the other hand, contemporary Bollywood cinema which is known for its melodrama is also now producing child centric movies. Hindi film representation of Children keeps on changing not only with changing perceptions of audience but also with socio-political condition of the country. There is need to understand and examine the structures of these simple story lines which are not the product of sophisticated technology and commercialization as much as of artistic potential of filmmakers. The given research study ‘Comparative analysis of contemporary Iranian and Bollywood films on Children” is qualitative study using film semiotics in the analyses of films borrowing ideas from early theorists Andre Bazin’s ideas of mise-en-scene and among contemporaries film theorist Andrew Dix’s terms of mise-en-scene. Further the researcher has also borrowed ideas from noted French semiotician Roland Barthes connotation and denotation of images and American Philosopher C.S pierces indexical and symbolic signs in the analysis of film text.

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Key words: Films, Iranian cinema, Bollywood, mise-en-scene,Childhood discourse in cinema.

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"Comparative study of Iranian and Bollywood films on children:A semiotic analysis of mise_en_scene elements", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org | UGC and issn Approved), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.7, Issue 6, page no. pp232-253, June-2020, Available at : http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR2006038.pdf

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Published Paper ID: JETIR2006038
Registration ID: 233882
Published In: Volume 7 | Issue 6 | Year June-2020
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Page No: 232-253
ISSN Number: 2349-5162

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"Comparative study of Iranian and Bollywood films on children:A semiotic analysis of mise_en_scene elements", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org | UGC and issn Approved), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.7, Issue 6, page no. pp232-253, June-2020, Available at : http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR2006038.pdf




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