Following World War II, film noir became the dominant cinematic expression of Cold War angst, influencing new trends in European and Asian filmmaking. International Noir examines film noir's influence on the cinematic traditions of Britain, France, Scandinavia, Japan, Hong Kong, Korea and India. This book suggests that the film noir style continues to appeal on such a global scale because no other cinematic form has merged style and genre to effect a vision of the disturbing consequences of modernity. International noir has ...

International Noir 2016, Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh

ISBN-13: 9781474413084


International Noir 2014, Edinburgh University Press

ISBN-13: 9780748691104