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European Film Noir by Andrew Spicer

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Published by Manchester University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Film theory & criticism,
  • Film Noir,
  • Performing Arts,
  • Pop Arts / Pop Culture,
  • Cinema/Film: Book,
  • Europe,
  • Film & Video - General,
  • Film & Video - History & Criticism,
  • Performing Arts / Film / General

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages296
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9447917M
ISBN 10071906791X
ISBN 109780719067914

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  European Film Noir is the first book to bring together specialist discussions of film noir in specific European national cinemas. Written by leading scholars, this groundbreaking study provides an authoritative understanding of an important aspect of European cinema and of film noir itself, for too long considered as a solely American : Manchester University Press. European Film Noir is the first book to bring together specialist discussions of film noir in specific European national cinemas. Written by leading scholars, this groundbreaking study provides an authoritative understanding of an important aspect of European cinema and of film noir itself, for too long considered as a solely American form. European film noir Editor: Andrew Spicer This book aims to provide an overview of the history and development of film noir and neo-noir in five major European cinemas, France, Britain, Germany, Spain and Italy, written by leading authorities in their respective fields. British Noir (70) Independent Film (70) Violence (66) Male Female Relationship (62) Gangster (61) Gun (61) Policeman (59) Prostitute (57) Suicide (57) Telephone Call (57) Flashback (56) Money (55) Photograph (54) Investigation (53) Blood (52) Italy (50) Revenge (50) Friendship (48) Nudity (48) Detective (46) Bar (45) Blackmail (44) Mother Son Relationship (44) Neo Noir (44) .

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