Publisher: Wallflower Press (June 30, 2009)
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Neo-noir understands its prior. It understands the foundations of the sport – and the way to damage them. From aspect clean (1998) to Oldboy (2003), from Get Carter (2000) to 36 Quai des Orfèvres (2004), from Catherine Tramell to Max Payne, neo-noir is a transnational international phenomenon. This wide-ranging assortment maps out the terrain, combining style, stylistic and textual research with Marxist, feminist, psychoanalytic and commercial techniques. Essays speak about works from the united states, united kingdom, France, Japan, South Korea, Hong Kong and New Zealand; key figures, similar to David Lynch, the Coen Brothers, Quentin Tarantino and Sharon Stone; significant conventions, resembling the femme fatale, paranoia, nervousness, town and the risk to the self; and using sound and color.