Enter a world populated by private eyes, gangsters, psychopaths, and femmes fatales, where deception, lust, and betrayal run rampant… If you like the sound of that, you’ll love this book!
Taschen presents the first film-by-film photography book on film noir and neo-noir. The book begins with genre influencers of German, and French silent films and journeys through seminal works such as Double Indemnity, The Postman Always Rings Twice, and Vertigo, and present day depictions Chinatown, Pulp Fiction, Heat, Memento, through to the more recent cult favourite Drive.
The book features posters, tons of rare stills, cast/crew details, quotes from the films and from critics, and analyses of the films and is populated by the genre’s most respected directors such as, Hitchcock, Wilder, Welles, Polanski, Mann, and Scorsese. Film Noir: 100 All-Time Favourites also pays homage to iconic faces such as those of Mitchum, Bogart, Hayworth, Bergman, Grant, Bacall, Crawford, Nicholson, Pacino and more.