More than Night: Film Noir in Its Contexts

More than Night: Film Noir in Its Contexts

James Naremore


"Film noir" conjures up stories of classy, cynical, black-and-white video clips from the Nineteen Forties and '50s—melodramas approximately deepest eyes, femmes fatales, legal gangs, and enthusiasts at the run. James Naremore's prize-winning ebook discusses those images, but in addition indicates that the valuable time period is extra complicated and paradoxical than we become aware of. It treats noir as a time period in feedback, as an expression of inventive modernism, as a symptom of Hollywood censorship and politics, as a marketplace technique, as an evolving type, and as an concept that circulates via the entire media. This new and improved version of More Than evening contains an extra bankruptcy on movie noir within the twenty-first century.

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