from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A filmmaker, usually a director, who exercises creative control over his or her works and has a strong personal style.
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- noun A creative artist, especially a film
director, seen as having a specific, recognisable artistic vision, and who is seen as the single or preeminent ‘ author’ of his works.
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- noun a filmmaker who has a personal style and keeps creative control over his or her works
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
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The main auteur in this genre appears to be "ForrestFire101."
"And because he didn't think it was an award season movie, and didn't wear his Oscar hopes on his sleeve, the master auteur is easing on down the road to an Oscar win," adds Anne Thompson.
Not so coincidentally, her NYC-gone-Berlin auteur mentor Hal Hartley will share the program with his latest, Fay Grim, which will have its US premiere at the festival.
Either way, Crispin Hellion Glover, auteur, is a force to be reckoned with.
While he began directing in the early 1970s, Eastwood didn't become known as the auteur he is today until helming
I can be credited (or maybe blamed) for introducing the word auteur into the English language and allegedly enshrining the director as the supreme, indeed the sole creator of meaning and style in the cinema.
Allen’s status as an auteur is pretty unparalleled for someone who has made as many mediocre films.
If I don’t believe in auteur theory, why am I obsessing on Orson Welles’ masterful technique?
The director, known for his work on British television, isn't a brand-name auteur like Pedro Almodóvar , or Roman Polanski , whose new films occupy other coveted gala slots in the festival.
We will find more teams taking over in the days ahead -- and it is an incredibly refreshing antidote to the antiquated construct of pure "auteur" cinema.