“No, film noir,” I was told. Not being much of a Francophile, I had to take their word for it.
But to me, it’s been more like gris.
And like so much of my own life (our lives?), I know now why.
“It’s grown-man’s music,” said Keith Richards of The Rolling Stones in an interview I’d heard awhile back. At the time, I was much younger and didn’t quite get his take on the blues. And neither could I make the connection between his words and my future journey into the cinematic gris.
That too I know now why.
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