Jean Wallace & Cornel Wilde in The Big Combo (1955)
This has a very specific meaning to it, with a nice use of mist and almost zero light to give a sense of style as well.
'Don't get smart friend', she said. 'You ain't home free just yet.'
How to be sure you are in a Film Noir
I like this image because it is inspiration for the scene that we shot for our film noir short film.
Just I have found some position and lighting of film-noir style...... Film Noir
Film noir femme fatale
Infographic: What makes a film noir? | BFI
Again.. a cigarette and smoke can create the perfect Film Noir composition. I love the light on the Fedora hat. I shall be trying to emulate this sort of composition in my project.
The Third Man Movie Poster Variant