Re: RARA-AVIS: What Hard-Boiled Is

Date: 21 Apr 2000

In a message dated 4/21/00 10:47:23 AM Pacific Daylight Time, writes:

<< Here's a pretty standard, pretty unproblematic definition of the key
 defining characteristics of film noir:
  # investigative narrative structure
  # voice-over narration
  # use of flash-back
  # distinctive 'expressonistic-style' lighting throws heavy shadows
  # disorienting visual composition
 (I could go on, but these'll suffice for now) >>

Does that mean GLEN OR GLENDA? is film noir? Gee...

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