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    hello!
    I would like to know the meaning of "noir" (film noir) and of this phrase "twist one´s hair"... thanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by caroltorresruiz View Post
    hello!
    I would like to know the meaning of "noir" (film noir) and of this phrase "twist one´s hair"... thanks
    Film noir is French for "black film"
    noir=black, gloomy, grim
    the term is applied not only to films but to television programmes, comics and video games etc

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    Quote Originally Posted by sandhya.sha View Post
    Film noir is French for "black film"
    noir=black, gloomy, grim
    the term is applied not only to films but to television programmes, comics and video games etc
    thanks, I appreciate it

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    Quote Originally Posted by caroltorresruiz View Post
    hello!
    I would like to know the meaning of "noir" (film noir) and of this phrase "twist one´s hair"... thanks
    Twist/Tear one's hair

    To be greatly upset or distressed. To show that you are very angry or anxious about sth
    " She’s keeping very calm—anyone else would be tearing their hair out".

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