FILM NOIR NOTES-- THE BIG HEAT, PT. 1 (MAR 1) - FILM NOIR NOTES THE BIG HEAT PT 1 What is the difference between The Big Sleep and The Big Heat 1 One

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FILM NOIR NOTES: THE BIG HEAT, PT. 1 (3/1/16) What is the difference between The Big Sleep and The Big Heat? 1. One feels like a traditional noir and the other feels rather like a traditional action movie, without so many assault rifles 2. Cliche, hero loses his family and goes on a revenge quest-- 3. Debbie is the one who kind of kills him-- she doesn’t finish the job but he would not have died without her FRITZ LANG well made machine destiny and fate are big themes for lang came to the states from germany-- GOEBBELS SAW M (murderers among us) reversals -- empathy with the criminal bannion- practically kills someone but doesn’t -- goes from hero cop to vigilante who will go to any length to avenge his wife gangsters and cops are both inept -- corruption and laziness debbie starts out being a little party girl, but by the end she gets her revenge, but does not commit murder-- she is like batman w tenderness debbie becomes like his wife in temperament and personality as she’s dying “you two would have gotten along really well, she was a lot like you” the redemption of debbie ends up happening in the return of tender and soft emotion between

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