film noir

Robert S. Wachal robert-wachal at UIOWA.EDU
Sat May 12 12:50:03 UTC 2001

I don't know, but there is a parallel distinction in books: cozies vs.
tough guys.

Bob Wachal

At 10:13 AM 5/11/01 -0700, you wrote:
>Does anyone know of a term that would render the opposite of "film noir,"
>something implying brightness or light and distinct from "comedie"? I
>suspect there's nothing there, but thought this would be a good place to
>ask because I don't have an address for the American Film Noir Society.
>Peter Richardson

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