Re: RARA-AVIS: Film Noir Style, Noir Content

From: Rene Ribic (
Date: 17 Feb 2003

> Noir Content -- Not film noir style,
> "Chinatown" the film is was far too "bright."
> Film noir Style and Noir Content, also in color
> --"Seven." Several police detectives have told me
> that you almost never go into a murder scene that
> isn't dark.
> "It's a Wonderful Life" had interesting
> juxtaposed the noir with non-noir style based on
> the content of each scene.
> But I can't think of and film with noir style but
> not noir content. Can anybody out there think of
> an example?
> Jack Bludis
Citizen Kane.


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