Re: RARA-AVIS: On noir and humor

Date: 20 Jun 2009

  • Next message: jacquesdebierue: "Re: RARA-AVIS: On noir and humor"

    In a message dated 6/19/09 8:55:06 PM, writes:

    > If noir deals with the condition of modern man, who works harder than any
    > slave did, who is basically unhappy despite being told and trying to
    > convince himself that he has a magnificent life, a magnificent standard of
    > living, a bright future as a retiree and a future for the offspring he has
    > coproduced, then humor is not an extraneous element -- we are dealing with a
    > paradox, or rather, a glaring contradiction between life as lived and the
    > propaganda that makes that life bearable.

    why Mario, since noir is merely a dark and sinister atmosphere in a select number of French films made a half century ago, none of this can possibly be true

    John Lau

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