Capítulo II _ Cinema - Cinema

Processos de construção e desconstrução no filme ‘The Wall’ (1982) - Análise interpretativa nas perspectivas Semiótica e Psicanalítica

Isabel Orestes Silveira
Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie, Brasil
Cleusa Kazue Sakamoto
ANPEPP - Associação Nacional de Pesquisa e Pós-graduação em Psicologia, Brasil
N.º 12 (2021)
Publicado 2021-10-25


The article intends to shed light on certain aspects related to the perspective of semiotic and psychoanalytical analysis of the film The Wall (1982). The scope of the thematic field allows us to problematize the following question: What are the possible subjective readings or interpretations of the central visual, sound and verbal elements of The Wall’s film narrative, in the semiotic and psychoanalytic perspectives? The film reveals the complexity of human reality translated into real, symbolic and imagined narratives. Subjectivities expressed in its images, music, gestures and behavioral lapses, colors and shapes, verbalized and non-verbalized thoughts. Such communicative resources enable the psychological and semiotic interpretation of the messages intertwined in the filmic text. Qualitative Research, of a discursive nature, will be the methodological basis, able to investigate the subjective and intersubjective elements present in the feature film. The semiotic analysis added to the psychoanalytic psychological view proposes to translate the fundamental bases of the meanings intrinsic to the complex scenario of contents present in “The Wall”, since there are simultaneously several articulated messages presented in a number of overlapping languages and scenarios: a historical outline of the Pink Floyd group, a depressive post-war scenario in England, an atmosphere of anguish represented at various times and a personal history of degradation - diverse content being narrated in an intricate way in the film. The analyzed perspective highlights a debate that can expand the meaning of walls in the context of the current reality.

Palavras-chave Cinema, Semiótica, Psicanálise, The Wall (1982).
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