- auteurism [ō tʉr′iz΄əm]n.a critical film theory according to which the primary creator of a film is the director, all of whose works are said to reflect to a certain degree the characteristics of a personal style: also auteur theoryauteuristn.
* * *au·teur·ism (ō-tûrʹĭz'əm) n.Belief in the primary creative importance of the director in filmmaking, often combined with a critical advocacy of the works of certain strong, distinctive directors. Also called auteur theory.au·teurʹist adj. & n.
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auteurism — [ō tʉr′iz΄əm] n. a critical film theory according to which the primary creator of a film is the director, all of whose works are said to reflect to a certain degree the characteristics of a personal style: also auteur theory auteurist n … English World dictionary
auteurism — noun A theory that considers a work of cinema or television as the work of its director, rather than of the actors or producers … Wiktionary
auteurism — The belief that the director of a film is of primary importance as the creator of the final product. Examples of directors whose work has been included in this group are Charlie Chaplin (English American, 1889 1977), Alfred Hitchcock (English … Glossary of Art Terms
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auteur — auteurism, n. auteurist, adj., n. /oh terr /; Fr. /oh tuerdd /, n., pl. auteurs /oh terrz /; Fr. /oh tuerdd /. a filmmaker whose individual style and complete control over all elements of production give a film its personal and unique stamp.… … Universalium
Auteur theory — In film criticism, the 1950s era Auteur theory holds that a director s films reflect that director s personal creative vision, as if he or she were the primary Auteur (the French word for author ). In some cases, film producers are considered to… … Wikipedia
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