More than Night: Film Noir in Its Contexts - James Naremore

More than Night: Film Noir in Its Contexts

James Naremore

Book Summary

Film noir evokes memories of stylish, cynical, black-and-white movies from the 1940s and 50s�melodramas about private eyes, femmes fatales, criminal gangs, and lovers on the run. James Naremores prize-winning book discusses these pictures, but also shows that the central term is more complex and paradoxical than we realize. It treats noir as a term in criticism, as an

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