“Post-Truth”: Diversified Visual Expression of Social Issues


  • Fan Zhang
  • Jingyu Lu




“Post-Truth”; Comedic; Chinese chivalry; Genre Hybridity.


The movie “Post-Truth” was released in 2023, which, as always, continues its director Da Peng’s direction of comedy creation while having a new expansion. In this commercial comedy film, Da Peng incorporates emerging elements such as livestreaming and room escape, and shows social issues such as cyber violence, rumor spreading, and school bullying, which are closely related to the current reality. The film expresses serious social issues in a comedic way. This article will focus on the Chinese chivalrous spirit, genre hybridity, audiovisual presentation and imagery expression of the film, analyzing its diversified visual expression of social issues.


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How to Cite

Zhang, F., & Lu, J. (2024). “Post-Truth”: Diversified Visual Expression of Social Issues. Journal of Education, Humanities and Social Sciences, 34, 96-100. https://doi.org/10.54097/x1kbt785