RARA-AVIS: Re: Noir with no crime?

From: Jacques Debierue ( matrxtech@yahoo.com)
Date: 08 Jan 2007

--- In rara-avis-l@yahoogroups.com, vhend1234@... wrote:
> Maybe we're not talking about crime in noir then, but immorality. Vicki

I don't even think immorality has much to do with it, necessarily... Often, a relentlessly minatory atmosphere can create noirishness. I am thinking, for example, of Roman Polanski's masterpiece _Knife in the Water_ or Michelangelo Antonioni's _Blow Up_.



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