REPRESENTASI DEPRESI DALAM FILM AFTERSUN

Representasi Depresi Dalam Film Aftersun

  • Lailatul Dwi Nur Apriliana Universitas Negeri Surabaya
  • Danang Tandyonomanu Universitas Negeri Surabaya
Keywords: representation, depression, semiotics, Charles Sanders Peirce semiotic analysis, film

Abstract

Film is a mass communication medium that describes the social reality that occurs in society. Representation is the use of signs displayed through audio-visual or other means to describe something that can be accepted by the five human senses. Representation of film is a process of giving meaning to the symbols or signs in it in order to understand more deeply the message to be conveyed in the film. This research aims to focus on discussing the representation of depression in the film Aftersun because depression is still a taboo topic to discuss even though depression is a major contributor to the overall global disease, especially during the Covid-19 pandemic and beat cancer for the first time. This research takes a descriptive qualitative approach by using Charles Sanders Peirce's semiotic theory as an analytical knife and dividing the analysis into Peirce's trichotomy. The data used in this research are scenes from the film Aftersun where there are elements related to the representation of depression. The results of this study show that the film Aftersun depicts depression by showing Calum's vulnerability as a man and also as a father who breaks the stigma of masculinity of depressed men.

References

Addis, M. E. (2008). Gender and Depression in Men. Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice, 15(3), 153–168. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-2850.2008.00125.x
Beck, A. T., & Alford, B. A. (2009). Depression: Causes and treatment. University of Pennsylvania Press.
Bellantoni, P. (2012). If It's Purple, Someone's Gonna Die: The Power of Color in Visual Storytelling. CRC Press.
Buttigieg, T. (2020). Depictions of Mental Illness within the Medium of Modern Film. September.
Danesi, Marcel. (2010). Pesan Tanda dan Makna : Buku Teks Dasar Mengenai Semiotika dan Teori Komunikasi. Yogyakarta: Jalasutra.
Devito, Josep, A. (2011). Komunikasi Antar Manusia. Tanggerang Selatan : Karisma Publishing Group.
Dirgayunita, A. (2016). Depresi: Ciri, Penyebab dan Penangannya. Journal An-Nafs: Kajian Penelitian Psikologi, 1(1), 1-14.
Edney, D. (2004). Mass media and mental illness: A literature review. Canadian Mental Health Association, Ontario, January. http://scholar.google.com/scholar?hl=en&btnG=Search&q=intitle:Mass+Media+and+Mental+Illness+:+A+Literature+Review#1
Fluharty, M., Taylor, A. E., Grabski, M., & Munafò, M. R. (2017). The association of cigarette smoking with depression and anxiety: A systematic review. Nicotine and Tobacco Research, 19(1), 3–13. https://doi.org/10.1093/ntr/ntw140.
Hanley, E. (2015). Perception of Mental Illness Based Upon its Portrayal in Film. 71.
Moleong, Lexy J. (2012). Metodologi Penelitian Kualitatif. Bandung : PT Remaja Rosdakarya.
Nutt, D., Wilson, S., & Paterson, L. (2022). Sleep Disorders As Core Symptoms Of Depression. Dialogues in clinical neuroscience.
Oliffe, J. L., & Phillips, M. J. (2008). Men, Depression and Masculinities: A Review and Recommendations. Journal of Men’s Health, 5(3), 194–202. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jomh.2008.03.016
Setioningtyas, N. A. Representasi Depresi Dalam Film Berjudul “Nanti Kita Cerita Tentang Hari Ini”. Surabaya: Universitas Negeri Surabaya.
Staiger, T., Stiawa, M., Mueller-Stierlin, A. S., Kilian, R., Beschoner, P., Gündel, H., Becker, T., Frasch, K., Panzirsch, M., Schmauß, M., & Krumm, S. (2020). Masculinity and Help-Seeking Among Men With Depression: A Qualitative Study. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 11(November), 1–9. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyt.2020.599039
Sugiyono, D. (2013). Metode Penelitian Pendidikan Pendekatan Kuantitatif, Kualitatif dan R&D. Bandung: Alfabeta.
Sulistyorini, W., & Sabarisman, M. (2017). Depresi: Suatu Tinjauan Psikologis. Sosio Informa: Kajian Permasalahan Sosial dan Usaha Kesejahteraan Sosial, 3(2).
Sobur, A. (2009). Analisis Teks Media Semiotika Komunikasi. Bandung: Remaja Rosdakarya.
Published
2023-09-13
How to Cite
Apriliana, L., & Tandyonomanu, D. (2023). REPRESENTASI DEPRESI DALAM FILM AFTERSUN. The Commercium, 7(3), 111-119. Retrieved from https://ejournal.unesa.ac.id/index.php/Commercium/article/view/57057
Abstract Views: 80
PDF Downloads: 76