A million stories in the naked city
Post war, people were more cynical, mistrusting, storiex uncertain. Take for example the Target campaign in The New Yorker. While it has a straightforward and simplistic plot, The Naked City is able to show the complex beauty that encompasses New York City in the s. A story of murder and the contrast between light and dark serve as classic noir tropes throughout the film. There's a million stories in the Naked City. Not only are audiences wanting to find out who the culprits are, they also want to follow the dramatic lives of the detectives, as they struggle and succeed, as they grow or remain stagnant, as they a million stories in the naked city relationships and lose them.