Film Noir

Starts Mon 9 Oct 6.30 – 8.30pm8 weeksOf all the classic Hollywood genres, it is that of film noir, the bleak crime-thrillers of the 40s and 50s such as DOUBLE INDEMNITY and THE BIG HEAT, which has perhaps had the most enduring influence on modern Hollywood. This course will examine the emergence of film noir in the 1940s, trace the development of the genre, and ask why the genre has proved so fascinating to modern film-makers. Includes screenings of DOUBLE INDEMNITY, BODY HEAT and SEVEN.Led by Steve Rigby,University of Manchesterand Rob Lapsley, writer of Introduction to Film StudiesTickets: £32.00 full /£24.00 concessions