Detour (BFI Film Classics) (Paperback)

By Noah Isenberg

British Film Institute, 9781844572397, 110pp.

Publication Date: July 1, 2008

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Description

Noah Isenberg's study of the film noir classic Detour draws on archival sources, unpublished letters and interviews to provide an illuminating account of its production history, its critical reception, its afterlife (including various remakes) and the different ways in which the film has been understood since its release.



About the Author

NOAH ISENBERG is Associate Professor of University Humanities at the New School in New York City, USA. He is the author of Between Redemption and Doom: The Strains of German-Jewish Modernism (1999) and editor of Weimar Cinema: An Essential Guide to Classic Films of the Era (2008).