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- Hartley, J. (2002) Communication, Cultural and Media Studies: The Key Concepts. London: Routledge.
- Sans Soleil
- Jar City
Drawing on the material from last week’s seminars and what we have discussed here trace the possible connections between filmic Scandinavian noir and the social context of the drama. Why should this genre emerge in Scandinavia in the 1980s and beyond? How is this relationship represented visually and stylistically, in its narrative structures, in its plots and storylines and themes? How do the central characters mirror this context?