Representasi Anak-Anak dalam Film Jermal




anak-anak, keluarga, representasi, sinema Indonesia


Artikel ini menyajikan hasil riset tentang karakter tokoh anak-anak dalam film Jermal (2009). Film ini mengeksplorasi pekerja anak di sebuah jermal, platform pencarian dan pengolahan hasil laut yang berlokasi di tengah laut. Riset ini menggunakan pendekatan analisis naratif dan tekstual untuk mengeksplorasi penggambaran tokoh anak-anak melalui elemen-elemen sinema. Hasil riset menunjukkan bahwa anak-anak dikonstruksi sebagai pihak penurut dalam relasi anak dan orang dewasa. Pekerja anak tereksploitasi oleh industri yang dijalankan orang dewasa. Anak juga harus menerima kondisi dalam keluarga di bawah kendali orang tua. Hasil riset ini juga menunjukkan dominasi laki-laki karena tokoh perempuan hanya dimunculkan melalui narasi.

Author Biography

Satrya Wibawa, Curtin University Universitas Airlangga

Postgraduate student at School of Media, Creative Arts & Social Inquiries, Curtin University. Perth, Western Australia.

Staf pengajar pada Departemen Ilmu Komunikasi FISIP Uniersitas Airlangga Surabaya, Indonesia


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How to Cite

Wibawa, S. (2020). Representasi Anak-Anak dalam Film Jermal. Jurnal ILMU KOMUNIKASI, 17(2), 217–232.



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