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n. 1 (context uncountable English) A genre of film that combines elements of traditional film noir with modern themes and visuals. 2 (context countable English) An individual film of this kind.


Neo-noir ( English: New-black; from the Greek neo, new; and the French noir, black) is a style often seen in modern motion pictures and other forms that prominently use elements of film noir, but with updated themes, content, style, visual elements or media that were absent in film noir of the 1940s and 1950s.