Orson Welles’ The Stranger uses film noir and domestic melodrama to comment on the horrors of Nazi Germany. Does he succeed in making a political statement?

Write a critical essay,
consider kit readings, class lectures and your responses to the film. Be as precise as you can, using examples from the film to illustrate your reading of the film. Focus on those basic elements that support your argument. Document you sources carefully. You may use sources other than the course kit, but they must come from books or peer-viewed film journals. Do not use blogs or opinion pieces found on the internet.

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