L.A. Noir

L.A. Noir

The City as Character

Book - 2005
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A guide to noir films and their California settings, illustrating how the films use LA's diverse cityscape and architecture to convey a unique vision of urban corruption and existential fatalism. Dozens of noir and neo-noir films are featured, including classics such as Crimson Kimono, Double Indemnity, Kiss Me Deadly, Sunset Boulevard and Touch of Evil. Recent films like Mulholland Drive and Pulp Fiction have also made the list. More than 150 photographs, many of which appear for the first time, further illustrate the rich and constantly changing City of Angels.
Publisher: Santa Monica, CA : Santa Monica Press, c2005
ISBN: 9781595800060
Branch Call Number: 791.43655 S58L
Characteristics: 173 p. : ill. ; 22 x 28 cm
Additional Contributors: Ursini, James
Alternative Title: Los Angeles noir

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