By William Luhr

ISBN-10: 1405145943

ISBN-13: 9781405145947

ISBN-10: 1405145951

ISBN-13: 9781405145954

Film Noir bargains new views in this hugely renowned and influential movie style, delivering an invaluable evaluate of its old evolution and the various serious debates over its stylistic elements.

  • Brings jointly quite a number views on a subject that has been a lot mentioned yet is still notoriously ill-defined
  • Traces the old improvement of the style, usefully exploring the family members among the flicks of the Nineteen Forties and Fifties that proven the "noir" universe and the newer motion pictures during which it's been often revived
  • Employs a transparent and clever writing sort that makes this the appropriate creation to the genre
  • Offers an intensive and fascinating research of this well known sector of movie reports for college students and scholars
  • Presents an in-depth research of six key motion pictures, each one exemplifying  very important traits of movie noir: Murder, My Sweet; Out of the Past; Kiss Me Deadly; The lengthy Goodbye; Chinatown; and Seven

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