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The Rules of Film Noir

United Kingdom, 2009
Documentary, TV Movie

Synopsis

Matthew Sweet explores his rules of 1940s and 50s American film noir thrillers: Choose a dame with no past and a hero with no future, Use no fiction but pulp fiction, See America through a stranger’s eyes, Make it any colour as long as it’s black, It ain’t what you say, it’s the way that you say it.

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The Rules of Film Noir Directed by Elaine Donnelly Pieper