Hopperesque

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Tuesday, 28 April 2020

City Weighing Down


        Utter damnation leads to improbable salvation, according to the drama's artificial scheme. The character's breakdown, presented in a vivid noir style, with the city weighing down on him during his long isolated weekend, is far more convincing than his last-minute rehabilitation.

excerpt from
Film Noir : Dark Side of the Screen
Foster Hirsch
1981

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