cineuropa.org
lux film prizeGiornate degli Autori - Venice Days

04 September, 2010

Violence and sex in European films.


I would like to comment on the vital and simultaneously fragile issue of the incorporation of violence and sex in European films. Obviously we have many times experienced films which include a plethora of taboo images as well as spectacles of sex and violence. These spectacles undeniably excite viewers in ways that they would deny in their regular “polite” society. Unlike real-life violence, bloodshed and killing on screen give many viewers intense aesthetic pleasure. Therefore, cinema as a powerful medium is capable of arousing and stimulating an audience’s unconscious desires and fantasies through the conveyance of such aggressive spectacles, something which is fostered by the fact that a normative society restricts outward manifestations of sexual or brutal behavior. In a world that is saturated with violent and aggressive messages, we cannot take for granted that all viewers are aware of the boundaries between real-life and imagination or they have high levels of critical ability; intense movie violence can help to stimulate an individuals’ impulses in a way that he or she acts on them, hence, the image projected on the screen can reinforce the illogical dispositions of some viewers. Moreover, I would say that European cinema frequently borrows images, characters and occasionally story situations from the American one which is essentially typical of the popular culture. Inevitably, Hollywood exerts its influences on a global level both economically and stylistically and we should never forget that generally blood, killings, brutality and cruelty stimulate attention as well as curiosity and ultimately increase profitability, because they are tabooed and “deviant” characteristics and modes of conduct of our society.

39 comments:

generic cialis said...

Its sad that Hollywood has influence on some Euro films that caused more
Violence and sex in European films.

herbal remedies said...

I still think there is still some substance in European films compared to their American counterparts.

How apple pay works with passbook? said...

Thank you for sharing the cosmetics database. I use a lot of cosmetics everyday so this will help me decide what ingredients to avoid when purchasing my beauty products.

drugstore.com coupon said...

I simply want to tell you that I am new to weblog and definitely liked this blog site. Very likely I’m going to bookmark your blog . You absolutely have wonderful stories. drugstore.com coupon

eastern shores homes said...

Please share your experience which you feel practically from your point of view and make everyone aware about this useful website.eastern shores homes

Κολάν said...

Hi, I find reading this article a joy. It is extremely helpful and interesting and very much looking forward to reading more of your work. . Κολάν

shahbaz said...

Hi Heather, I didn't mention it but of course there are more sensitive people who feel the effects of the chemicals in dryer sheets. Hope you can convince your aunt to give them a rest.persian kittens for sale

shahbaz said...

My spouse and i appreciate everything you have added to my expertise starting. Admiring your effort and time a person placed in your site and also comprehensive data a person present. Appreciate it.halong bay luxury cruise

steve7876 said...

Farmer Liz, when I started using the dryer balls, I wondered if my daughter would comment about the lack of smell, but it went unnoticed. One of these days I'll try soap nuts too and avoid a few more chemicals. It's on my to-do list. body armor for sale

shahbaz said...

I really thank you for the valuable info on this great subject and look forward to more great posts. Thanks a lot for enjoying this beauty article with me. I am appreciating it very much! Looking forward to another great article. Good luck to the author! All the best! fashionblog 

club penguin membership said...

I inform you club penguin codes and club penguin membership generator is available here for free of cost than click here.

Zafar Khatri said...

I have read your article, it is very informative and helpful for me.I admire the valuable information you offer in your articles. Thanks for posting it.. Leaky gut

Sheetal Roy said...

We have been managing Sexy, Young and High Class Call Girls from most recent 15 years and giving 100% acceptable call girl service to our customers.
Delhi Call Girls
Escorts in Malviya Nagar
Escorts in Aerocity
Call Girls in Dwarka
Escorts in Connaught Place
Escorts in Lajpat Nagar
Dwarka Escorts
Delhi Call Girls
Escorts Service in Delhi

Sheetal Roy said...

We have been managing Sexy, Young and High Class Call Girls from most recent 15 years and giving 100% acceptable call girl service to our customers.
Delhi Call Girls
Escorts in Malviya Nagar
Escorts in Aerocity
Call Girls in Dwarka
Escorts in Connaught Place
Escorts in Lajpat Nagar
Dwarka Escorts
Delhi Call Girls
Escorts Service in Delhi

Sunita Yadav said...

To see Europeun sexy films our culture is going to wrong way we should keep teenagers far from that and visit here for more info Call Girls Gurgaon

nirmala ashwin said...

Looking for Russian Call Girls in Mahipalpur, contact us for the best Russian escort services in mahipalpur, Aerocity, Vasant Kunj in 5 star hotel facilitie www.russiongirlsinmahipalpur.in Russian Call Girls in Mahipalpur

Noor jaipur said...

Are you looking for a Escorts in Jaipur Noor? Then you have come to the right place. We have professional ladies over 21 years who all have their own specialties.

Aaditi Sharma said...

My name is aaditi sharma. I like this awesome post. Thanks for sharing this wonderful post with us. Escorts In Delhi

Sagar said...

Thanks for this post and enjoy here
Dehradun Escort Service
Mussoorie Escort Service
Dehradun Escort Services
Escort Service In Dehradun
Dehradun Call Girls
Mussoorie Call Girls
Female Escort Service Dehradun
Escort Service Dehradun
Dehradun Escort
Dehradun Call Girls
Call Girls In Mussoorie
Escort Service In Mussoorie
Escort In Mussoorie
Dehradun Escort Service
Escort In Dehradun
Mussoorie Escort Service
Dehradun Escort Service
Dehradun Call Girls
Dehradun Escort Service
Escort Service In Dehradun
Call Girls In Dehradun
Dehradun Escort Service

Neha Saini said...

ours girl best in all mahipalpur escort girl
Escort in Bhiwadi
Escort in Mahipalpur

Mahipalpur Escort said...

Nice post, its very interesting to read something good like this, hope you will continue sharing your thoughts with us http://www.escort-gurgaon.com/mahipalpur-escort.html Mahipalpur Escort

nirmala ashwin said...

This post is very good for us. It has got a lot of benefit from us.I hope that you will be writing this post again http://www.russiongirlsinmahipalpur.in Call Girl In Mahipalpur

Independent Mumbai Escorts said...

Welcome to Mumbai Escorts Agency Would you please tell us that when you will have a great break for you in our maintenance work? We have many girls who will now do their best to type in their best way of life.

Independent Female Delhi Escorts said...

Delhi Escort Housing is a complimentary maintenance agency. We offer the best escorts in Delhi. We grow from the sides that are not only stylish but stylish but also provide your life-long lifespan.
Female Escorts in Delhi
Escorts Service in Delhi
High Class Delhi Escorts
Delhi escort Call girls
Independent Delhi Escorts Service
Call Girls in Delhi

High Class Delhi Escorts said...

Delhi Escort Housing is a complimentary maintenance agency. We offer the best escorts in Delhi. We grow from the sides that are not only stylish but stylish but also provide your life-long lifespan.
Call Girls in Kolkata
Independent Female Kolkata Escorts
High Class Delhi Escorts
Delhi escort Call girls
Female Escorts in Kolkata
High Class Kolkata Escorts

Female Escorts in Delhi said...

Delhi Escort Housing is a complimentary maintenance agency. We offer the best escorts in Delhi. We grow from the sides that are not only stylish but stylish but also provide your life-long lifespan.
Call Girls in Delhi
Independent Female Delhi Escorts
High Class Delhi Escorts
Delhi escort Call girls
Female Escorts in Delhi
High Class Delhi Escorts

call girl in gurgaon said...

I have a great idea about the blog that I am thankful to the blog for you.
Call Girls Photo Gallery
Price Call Girls In Gurgaon
Escort Service In Gurgaon
Russian Call Girls In Gurgaon
Call Girls In Gurgaon

garrima roy said...

mahipalpure escort
If you want to walk around in the day, then I would say that if you are planning to travel Please go to Mahipalpur somewhere and for two to three days I can see you all this very much. It would be a matter of good luck that Mahipalpur City is very beautiful and very

garrima roy said...

Dwarka Escorts
In every sort of study one thing that came out as a prominent conclusion was that drinking water helps in regulating the metabolism of a body in the better way with amazing effects on skin, hair and general functionality.
Hot water is associated with some great benefits for the body and since winters are going on it is easier to have warm water rather than in summers when we are already suffering from the heat.
You can have a kick-ass beginning of the day with a glass of warm water and enjoy the benefits of it while you prepare for your day further.
Dwarka Escorts

Annu Devi said...

If you have come from the West and you are captivated by the Asian beauty, in that case, we make sure that you get the best Call Girls in Mahipalpur to help you taste the Asian flavor in the best way. At Mahipalpur, we make sure that you are getting one heck of an experience with our girls. So, no matter whether it is official meeting or bachelor party, we are there for all your needs. Visit:- Here

Neha Singh said...

Do you need a Call Girls in Gurgaon to give you the real pleasure of your life, well, if you revert in affirmative, in that case, you are at the right place. We are a stupendous track record of providing the best girls that would completely take the evening of yours by storm, so to avail them all you need to do is just call and we will provide the best at the right price. Visit:- Here

Unknown said...


See a lot to identify these games. Do not worry, please play together, and that's what I need.
happy wheels

Manu Singh said...

Thanks for this post. It Very nice Blog. It was a very good Blog. I like it. Thanks for sharing knowledge. Ask you to share good Blog again.

Call Girl in Gurgaon
Gurgaon Call Girl
Escort in Gurgaon
Gurgaon Escort

Latika Mital said...

Hey, handsome gentlemen. Sometimes there's a celebrity you've always dreamed of, or I'm a girl like her.

Gurgaon Escorts
Noida Escorts
Agra Escorts
Jaipur Escorts
Chandigarh Escorts
Goa Escorts

Unknown said...

Bangalore Escorts
Banaswadi Escorts
Electronic City Escorts
Indiranagar Escorts
Jaya Nagar Escorts
JP Nagar Escorts
Koramangala Escorts
Majestic Escorts
MG Road Escorts
Whitefield Escorts

Unknown said...

Escorts Bellandur
Escorts BTM Layout
Escorts HSR Layout
Escorts Richmond Road
Call Girls Indiranagar
Call Girls Silk Board
Call Girls bannerghatta-road
Call Girls hebbal
Call Girls Btm Layout

Unknown said...

Escorts Service Ahmedabad
Escorts Juhu
Escorts Malad
Escorts Santa Cruz
Escorts Nariman Point
Escorts Chembur Service
Escorts Borivali Service

Unknown said...

Koramangala Escorts Girl
JP Nagar Escorts Girl
Jaya Nagar Escorts Girl
Indiranagar Escorts Girl
Whitefield Escorts Girl
MG Road Escorts Girl
Electronic City Escorts Girl

Unknown said...

HSR Layout Escorts Girl
BTM Layout Escorts Girl
Banaswadi Escorts
UB City Escorts
Near Bangalore Airport Escorts
Madiwala Escorts