Quotation by John Briley

[Film noir] experiences periodic rebirth and rediscovery. Whenever we have any moment of deep societal rift or disruption in America, one of the ways we can express it is through the ideas and behavior in film noir.
John Briley (b. 1925), U.S. cinematographer, writer. New York Times, p. 9 (February 6, 1994).

Explaining the current interest in film noir.
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