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Old March 2 2013, 11:08 PM   #19
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Re: scifi film noir films

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Traditionally, there's an amount of melodrama (clear good/bad), a femme fatale (a woman who brings about the doom of the man), a distinct visual style, etc. Or so I was told in a couple of film classes.
I would add a general attitude of cynicalism, certainly on the part of the lead character.

I don't know if strictly speaking the film would have to be in black and white, but visually it should be "dark" and muted.

Raining the whole time (Blade Runner) helps.

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