Tragedy aesthetics of Ki-duk Kim film


Ki-Duk Kim (1960 ~) is a very well-known film director in Korea that was awarded the best director award at the Venice Film Festival and the Silver Bear award at the Berlin International Film Festival.In 2012, Kim's 18th works (Pieta) won the Golden Lion Award for best film at the 69th Venice Film Festival. Venice Film Festival’s chairman of the vetting committee Mule has described Kim’s movie: The other award-winning films win in the story, yours win in images.Kim drives erotic body into beyond normal imagination and creates visual images which are more violent and more brutal.In this study, a literature review and analysis will be made of Kim over his years of works, such as The Isle, Samaria, 3-Iron, Bad Guy and Pieta.Kim focuses on the violent character of the margins of society presents love from manifold, sadomasochism, self-flagellation, and even the development of the more bizarre violence aesthetics through the observation of animal abuse.On the other hand, Kim’s movie performance style creates Oriental cloistered life situations, "Water" is one element of the special representative of significance. Consolidation of Kim’s film work over the years observed, the editor believes that Kim advocates to rid of the theory, opposing the use of theory to drive away the love of humanity. Therefore, the image is of symbolic expression. Reincarnation conflicts frustration and shared desire shocks in a large sense the different personality and Freud's psychoanalytic theory sources.

Keyword: Ki-duk Kim, Freud, Offensive driving force, Tragedy aesthetics, Margins of society

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Yu Di Huang, Tatung University, Taiwan

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Conference: ACP2013
Stream: Psychology

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Huang Y. (2013) Tragedy aesthetics of Ki-duk Kim film ISSN: 2187-4743 – The Asian Conference on Psychology and the Behavioral Sciences 2013 – Official Conference Proceedings
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