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A Reaction To Isolation: Michael Mann’s THIEF

A look at the protagonist of THIEF via his goal for a family and isolation from his criminal past.

Photo: Criterion Collection

One of the most visually dynamic debut features I’ve seen. The look of Thief is almost like a dream. The way it presents the environment with an ethereal look reminds me of another neo-noir from 1981, Brian De Palma’s Blow Out.




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Eric B. Jones

Eric B. Jones

Fan of the movies. Writing to show my perspective on the artform I grew up loving.

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