Gender and Action Cinema

Oleh :
Sri Kusumo Habsari - 196703231995122001 - Fak. Ilmu Budaya

The paper discusses the construction of female action heroes in films. This heroines are considered to take over the male positions, although the image they constructed is in contrast to the codes of femininity and owns challenge to women's conservative roles. Several heroine characters from Hollywood films were selected to answer the problem of such a construction.