Film buffs rejoice: A new edition of The Film Noir Encyclopedia will be released on May 13.
The long-awaited, completely revised, expanded, and redesigned edition of Film Noir chronicles the classic noir period of American film with wonderfully exhaustive entries complete with cast, plot, and photos. Part One contains 400 entries that thoroughly explore the classic period of the noir movement, while Part Two of the encyclopedia explores the newer genre “neo-noir.” With 50% more content, insight from leading film industry experts, and 575 photographs and illustrations, this classic pioneering work is the final word on film noir.
"It's what you always want in a film reference book, but rarely find: comprehensive, intelligently organized, voluminously illustrated, and possessed of its own distinctive voice." -Lawrence Kasdan