Journals Higher Education



Published: 28 February 2007

296 Pages | 9 Illustrations, black & white

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719067914

Bookseller Code (06)


European Film Noir

Andrew Spicer

Published by Manchester University Press

  • A groundbreaking study that, for the first time, identifies film noir and neo-noir, as an important aspect of European cinema
  • Written by leading scholars who are experts in their particular national cinemas - France, Britain, Germany, Spain and Italy - and provides a stimulating overview of European film noir and neo-noir
  • Each chapter includes a detailed bibliography and filmography
  • The book is written in lucid and clear style that is free from jargon
  • An extended Introduction by the editor reviews the problems of film noir as a discursive category, its characteristics and discusses the significance of film noir to the development of European generic film-making, the relationship of specific national film

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