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Michael Mann's movies obtain an in depth research as existential dramas, together with  warmth, Collateral , The final of the Mohicans and Public Enemies. The book demonstrates that Mann's movies practice severe engagement with existentialism, illustrating the issues and possibilities of dwelling in accordance with this philosophy.

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