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Film Noir

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Esplora l'eleganza oscura e cupa del Film Noir con questo manuale essenziale del genere, che esplora i temi chiave del noir e i suoi film più rappresentativi. Copiosamente illustrato con fotogrammi di film e manifesti originali, il libro elenca anche i 50 migliori classici noir di TASCHEN. Un must per amatori e appassionati.
Copertina rigida5.5 x 7.7 in.2.17 lb648 pagine
Il Noir

Il Noir

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Into the Night

All you need to know about Film Noir

Whether it’s Double Indemnity, Kiss Me Deadly, or The Big Sleep, roam a screen world of dark and brooding elegance with this essential handbook to Film Noir. From private eyes and perfect crimes to corrupt cops and doomed affairs, editors Paul Duncan and Jürgen Müller examine noir’s key themes and their most representative movies from 1940 to 1960.

Copiously illustrated with film stills as well as original posters, this book offers page after page of noir’s masterful visual compositions while exploring the narrative paradigms of this cryptic, compelling, and evolving genre. If that weren’t enough to tickle your cinematic appetite, the volume concludes with TASCHEN’s top 50 pick of noir classics.

Brimming with the enigmatic dames, desperate gangsters, and psycho killers that continue to cast a long and captivating shadow over cinema, this is a must-have handbook for noir aficionados and amateurs alike.
Gli autori

Film producer, critic and historian Alain Silver is the author of 20 books on cinematic topics, including The Noir Style, LA Noir, the Film Noir Reader series, and Steve McQueen, Frank Sinatra, and Katharine Hepburn for TASCHEN's Icon Series. His audio commentaries on classic film noir DVDs include Call Northside 777 and Double Indemnity. A member of the Directors Guild of America, the Screen Actors Guild, and the Writers Guild of America, he graduated from UCLA with degrees in film production and critical studies.

James Ursini has co-written eleven books with Alain Silver, including their Film Noir Reader series, which established them as two of the foremost authorities on film noir. Ursini has also written for various film magazines and supplied the commentary for numerous classic film noir DVDs. He has a doctorate in motion pictures studies and lectures on filmmaking in the Los Angeles area.

Gli editori

Jürgen Müller è docente di Storia dell’arte moderna presso l’Università tecnica di Dresda. Dopo aver studiato storia dell’arte presso le università di Bochum, Münster, Pisa, Parigi e Amsterdam, ha lavorato come critico d’arte e curato numerose mostre. È inoltre il curatore della collana di TASCHEN dedicata ai migliori film di ogni decennio.

Paul Duncan ha curato 50 libri sui film per TASCHEN, tra cui il premiato The Ingmar Bergman Archives, The James Bond Archives, The Charlie Chaplin Archives e The Godfather Family Album.

Film Noir
Copertina rigida14 x 19.5 cm0.98 kg648 pagine

ISBN 978-3-8365-6168-6

Edizione: Francese

ISBN 978-3-8365-6169-3

Edizione: Inglese
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Film Noir

Sebastian,27 ottobre 2021
Einfach ein Buch um auf die berühmte Insel zu fahren. Perfekte Verarbeitung, geniale Film- und Fotoauswahl! Die Filme leben auf und weiter, sobald man das Buch aufschlägt...... Ein Magnet für meine Film affinen FreundInnen! Schlicht: Genial!!!

Great film picture book

Oriana,27 ottobre 2021
A must-have for a film scholar's side table for fun browsing.

A must have

Jasun,27 ottobre 2021
This was a gift I bought someone else because of their interest in “old crime movies.” I soon got a copy for myself not just to help introduce me to new movies but also to learn the rather fascinating history of Noir movies.

Compact, comprehensive and informative book

Stephen,27 ottobre 2021
There is so much packed into this relatively compact book. It is beautifully printed offering so much informative text on each of the chosen films featured on this classic genre of movie and its stars, and also some gorgeous visuals in the form of stills, star profiles and poster artwork. A valuable addition to my book collection, not only as an avid cinema goer and film fan, but also as a movie poster collector.

Great Book

Nick,27 ottobre 2021
This is a great introduction to Film Noir. I really liked it.

The Essence of Film Noir

Michael,27 ottobre 2021
Masterful examples of a genre presented in a form that revives interest and renews creativity for every new generation of viewers and of makers.