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Directed by Fritz Lang

The Prototype of Noir: Fritz Lang’s M

Steven Santos devotes this video essay to Fritz Lang’s M (1931), illustrating how the film served as a bridge between German expressionist films, characteristic of the 1910’s and 1920’s, and the American film noirs that emerged during the ‘40’s and ‘50’s.

 

 

Steven Santos

Videos: 22


Crime Thriller


Crime Thriller


Film Noir


Fritz Lang


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