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Survival, Alienation and Destruction: War Imagination in Science Fiction Movies

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DOI: 10.23977/artpl.2022.030409 | Downloads: 4 | Views: 107


Yongping Fu 1


1 Institute of Languages and Cultures, Shanghai University of Political Science and Law, No.7989 Wai Qingsong Road, Shanghai, China

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Yongping Fu


Science fiction movies are an effective way for audiences to pay attention to social phenomena and participate in the development of events and reflect deeply. This value is deeply expressed in the imagination about the origin of war. This kind of imagination depicts war as an important phenomenon in the development process of human society, and strives to form a common understanding of war among different countries and groups. The content of the film focuses on the conflict and transformation between human beings and nature, the war and transformation between human beings and the development of science and technology, and the conflict between human civilizations and alien civilizations. They are described in the context of trans-generation, trans-species and trans-celestial bodies, so as to inspire human beings to understand the nature and consequences of war.


Science fiction movies, Nature, Science and technology, Alien civilization


Yongping Fu, Survival, Alienation and Destruction: War Imagination in Science Fiction Movies. Art and Performance Letters (2022) Vol. 3: 41-47. DOI:


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