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Guide to the modern reconfiguration of film noir, featuring films like Sexy Beast, Reservoir Dogs and Blood Simple. If film noir is a genre of mid-century black and white urban crime thrillers populated by mysterious women and tortured, hardbitten P.I.s, a world of dark corners, back alleys, trenchcoats and shadows, then film soleil is an adaptation for late-century tastes, using as its most common setting sun-beaten highways cutting mercilessly through the desert, its women in cowboy boots and its men deranged by their biological drives.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781904048503
ISBN-10: 1904048501
Format: Paperback
(178mm x 111mm x 11mm)
Pages: 160
Imprint: Kamera Books
Publisher: Kamera Books
Publish Date: 20-Oct-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - D. K. Holm

D. K. Holm has written for Willamette Week, PDXS, among other publications, and now has columns at Kevin Smith's MoviePoopShoot.com. He edited an anthology of Robert Crumb interviews for the University of Mississippi Press and has a forthcoming book on Guy Maddin. He is the author of Pocket Essentials on Quentin Tarantino and Robert Crumb.

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