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Pulp Fiction

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FILM NOIR VIEWING ASSIGNMENT

A. The film title is Pulp Fiction, the release year is 1994, the director is Quentin Tarantino, and the production company is Miramax Films.
B. The stories of two mob hit men, a boxer and a pair of dinner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence.
C. Some of the Mise-en-scene that I noticed in the film was many street lights including neon lights indoor and outdoor, lots of 50's and 60's memorabilia, I also noticed the music use was from that era. Costumes in the film such as Marilyn Monroe, Elvis Presley, example of this is when the taxi driver is driving the boxer to his hotel, also when Vince is driving Mia to the restaurant, and inside the cafe that they went to eat.
D. One evidence of Schrader noir characteristic is the use of reflective surfaces, windows, tables, mirrors, and blinds. Example inside cafe with Mia and Vince. And in the beginning with the couple robbers.
E. One evidence of Matthews noir characteristic is the use of Neon lights, example inside cafe with Mia and Vince.
G. One Schrader characteristic which don't occur is that not the majority scenes are lit for night. One Matthews characteristic that doesn't occur is rain.
H. No there is not a hardboiled detective.
I. No the film did not begin at the beginning.
J. I like the film very much, the fact that the gangster characters are living in the edge, the irrationality of the violence in the plot.

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