1944: Double Indemnity - The Definitive Film Noir?

In this video, One Hundred Years of Cinema explores exactly what Film Noir is by looking at one of the most important films in the genre, Double Indemnity, and tries to pin down its defining elements, the femme fatale, the anti-hero, the Dutch angles and shadows.

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Double Indemnity