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Film noir is more than a cinematic genre. It is an essential aspect of American culture. Examining virtually the entire catalogue of film noir, Nicholas Christopher identifies the central motif as the urban labyrinth, a place infested with psychosis, anxiety, and existential dread in which the noir hero embarks on a dangerously illuminating quest.
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