Argentine Cinema: From Noir to Neo-Noir

Title

Argentine Cinema: From Noir to Neo-Noir

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This book examines the phenomenon of Argentine film noir. Beginning with definitions of film noir and its international iterations, the book presents a history of the development of film noir and neo-noir in Argentina (from the 1940s to the present), as well as a technical, aesthetic, and socio-historical analysis of such recent Argentine neo-noir films as The Aura, The Secret in Their Eyes, and The German Doctor. It considers the question of inscription of such classic noirs as Double Indemnity and The Third Man and looks forward to future scholarly work on other Latin American noir and neo-noir films, especially those produced in Mexico and Brazil.

Department(s)

Modern Languages and Literatures, Spanish

ISBN

978-1-4985-1186-5

Publication Date

12-2017

Publisher

Lexington Books

City

Lanham

Keywords

film studies, film noir, Latin American film

Disciplines

Film and Media Studies

Argentine Cinema: From Noir to Neo-Noir

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