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Neo-Noir: The cultural significance (and insignificance) of a film style

Willis, ATJ 2013, 'Neo-Noir: The cultural significance (and insignificance) of a film style' , Film International, 11 (5) , pp. 31-37.

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Abstract

A critique is presented of the films "Hustle" directed by Robert Aldrich and "Night Moves" directed by Arthur Penn, focusing on the films' relation to American film noir from the 1940s and 1950s. The social and political aspects of films, social change in motion pictures, and the history of the U.S. film industry are discussed, as well as themes of masculinity, American society, and class conflict in the films.

Item Type: Article
Themes: Media, Digital Technology and the Creative Economy
Memory, Text and Place
Schools: Schools > School of Arts & Media > Arts, Media and Communication Research Centre
Journal or Publication Title: Film International
Publisher: Intellect
Refereed: No
ISSN: 1651-6826
Funders: Non funded research
Depositing User: Andy Willis
Date Deposited: 12 Sep 2014 16:18
Last Modified: 29 Oct 2015 01:01
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/32801

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