Within the Fugacity: The Sublime Moments in Cinema


  • Fang Qi Universitat de Pompeu Fabra




Film History, Sublime, Miraculous love


Romantic love has always been a major theme in cinematic representations since the very beginning of cinema´s existence. This dissertation realizes a research of sublime moments, particularly focusing in miraculous love along the history of cinema. The research takes interest in the most special moments when love reaches its climactic height in filmic images, and the representations of the occurrence of sublime miracles in the experience of love. The theories and collections of films in this dissertation will serve for a historialization of how the film apparatus visualizes these moments in its different stages of classic Hollywood cinema, modern European cinema and contemporary cinema. Special attention will be paid to the formal evolution of how miraculous love is represented based on a comparative study of different historical periods.

Author Biography

Fang Qi, Universitat de Pompeu Fabra

PhD candidate in Department of Communication




How to Cite

Qi, F. (2018). Within the Fugacity: The Sublime Moments in Cinema. artciencia.Com, Revista De Arte, Ciência E Comunicação, (22-23). https://doi.org/10.25770/artc.13427