June 2002
Estudios Sobre las Culturas Contemporáneas;jun2002, Vol. 8 Issue 15, p113
Academic Journal
The present text is a protocol of research whose principal objective is to identify and explore those aesthetic elements where the artistic forms and the industrial forms converge in the cinematographic discourse of three works representative of the variant of science fiction called cyberpunk. The films selected as units of analysis are Blade Runner (1982 Dir. Ridley Scott), Nirvana (1996. Dir. Gabirele Salvatores), and The Matrix (1999. Dir. Hermanos Wachowski). The central questions that guide this project are the following: How do the values of the movie industry and film as an art interrelate in a sample of films representative of cyberpunk? How is the aesthetic dimension of the cinematographic discourse of cyberpunk constituted? And how is the aesthetic configured when conceived as a communicative strategy in this type of film?


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