Crime and noir have always told the story of people who decide to cross an invisible but palpable moral line.
It helps if there is some deeper truth inside the noir worth obsessing about.
Not surprisingly, given the elements (brooding auteur, noir template, gulag-y setting), the darker shades of emotion predominate.
noir pictures indeed, but that's what's churning through my head most days.
The resulting extract is kept in a tightly corked bottle for making café au lait or café noir as required.
You could not be 'Blanche,' could you, pet, unless you were 'Blanche et noir'?
"Vingt-quatre, noir, pair et passe," announced the calm voice.
Echolalia in the blind has been made the subject of an interesting study by noir.
noir remarks very justly that intermediate forms occur which are difficult to place in one or other category.
Molière, one fancies, might have looked out upon the world just so—from 'ce petit coin sombre, avec mon noir chagrin'.