• Alberto BaraccoEmail author


Ricœurian film hermeneutics offers no conclusive interpretation of the film. If the Ricœurian hermeneutic perspective appears to be promising because, by reflecting on the film world and its philosophy, it maintains the possibility of a broad horizon of sense and plurality of meanings, on the other hand, it also involves a continuous questioning of interpretation, with the double risk of making interpretative work appear to be a futile effort, and basically equating all interpretations, debasing each one’s specific value. Following the long path traced by Ricœur, film hermeneutics therefore poses the essential, ineludible problem of keeping alive and vital the dialogue between the different perspectives on the film world.


Plurality of meanings Hermeneutic horizon Film world’s temporality 


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  1. 1.University of TurinTurinItaly

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