The Pocket Essentials Series is a dynamic series of books that are concise, lively, and easy to read. Packed with facts as well as expert opinions, each book has all the key information you need to know about such popular topics as film, television, cult fiction, history, and more.
So what is Film Soleil? Traditional film noir is a genre of mid-century black and white urban crime thrillers evoking an expressionist mood with its dark corners and back alleys, with its trench coats and shadows slanting through Venetian blinds in dusty offices where the scent of death hangs in a plume of coiling cigarette smoke and mysterious women with golden hair and stiletto heels plead their case to a P.I. fighting inner demons.
Film Soleil is its modern or late-century reconfiguration, adapted to modern tastes and explioting technical innovations, using as its most common setting dry sun-beaten highways that cut mercilessly through a parched, sagebrush-filled desert, its women in cowboy boots and jeans and the men deranged by their biological drives.
Series: Pocket Essentials
Number Of Pages: 160
Published: 20th October 2005
Dimensions (cm): 17.8 x 11.1 x 1.1
Weight (kg): 0.095