Sarah Hofmann's Elements of Film Noir and its Implementation in the PDF

By Sarah Hofmann

ISBN-10: 366819193X

ISBN-13: 9783668191938

Seminar paper from the 12 months 2015 within the topic movie technological know-how, grade: 1,7, Justus-Liebig-University Giessen (Institut für Anglistik), direction: advent to Crime Fiction, language: English, summary: while gaining knowledge of for the subject of movie noir, it truly is inevitable to bump into keyword phrases like nihilism, femme fatales, post-war American existence or the adjectives darkish, gloomy and mysterious. yet what's movie noir? And why does it seem so bleak? during this time period paper, movie noir as a film style within the Forties can be tested and utilized to the modern TV-series "True Detective" (2014).

First of all, you will need to offer a theoretical starting place. for that reason, the heritage of movie noir and the way it constructed may be mentioned tersely. Afterwards, the most components that mark a movie noir as movie noir might be defined. issues, like nihilism or pessimism are crucial elements of movie noir, yet so is homicide and corruption. The characters also are rather dreary, there's a male sufferer, who will get seduced through a femme fatale and accurately that lady should be concerned with the noir psychopath. for that reason, subject matters and characters are a part of this time period paper. Cinematic positive aspects aren't to be forgotten: the huge use of e.g. voice-over and cut-backs can be consultant. it will likely be defined what the good points pointed out earlier than are and the way they're utilized in movie noir.

After the theoretical beginning is made, the research of the HBO TV-series precise Detective happens. the alternative has been made simply because many newspapers and articles thought of real Detective as movie noir and it was once sapid to enquire even if this is confirmed on proof or if it is easily an assumption. After a brief precis of the sequence, the goods issues, characters and narrative options could be explored and utilized to the movie noir schema. Concluding, the element of neo-noir could be taken into consideration and the choice may be made even if real Detective could be noticeable as a made from movie noir.

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