Episode 2. After Dark, My Sweet (James Foley, 1990)
Subtitle: Neo-noir, existentialism and Jim Thompson adaptations. In this second episode of Kill It With Fire, Ady, Peter and Paul discuss James Foley's 1990 neo-noir film After Dark, My Sweet. Topics covered include: 1980s/1990s neo-noir; the hardboiled crime fiction of Jim Thompson; existentialism in crime fiction; big screen adaptations of Jim Thompson's work; the production of the film; and the careers of the film's key personnel.
Duration: 1 hr 50 min