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The Inspiration of Gombrich’s Critical Discourse Innovation to Film Criticism——Take “The Great Road” as an Example

Ziyi Li


As a critic of the classic visual art of images, Gombrich has pioneering insights into some aspects of the discourse of
image criticism. This is not only used in his art history and art direction, but also in films that are also visual culture. direction. This
article utilizes Gombrich’s innovation of critical discourse, combined with some cognitive models and related concepts proposed
by Gombrich to inspire traditional film criticism. Combining neo-realism films with the inner characteristics of characters in the
external material world, taking Italian director Fellini’s “The Great Road” as an example, this paper attempts to clarify the impact
of this critical discourse innovation on film criticism.


Gombrich; Art Criticism; Film Criticism

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18686/ahe.v6i15.5152