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Auteur theory
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In the paper “Auteur theory” the author provides film analysis based on the idea of a directorial vision, grew out of his ideas. It spread to the United Kingdom, where the review Movie became its first primary practitioner.… Auteurism, or film analysis based on the idea of a directorial vision, grew out of his ideas. It spread to the United…
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Auteur Theory and Directorial Burlesque
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Auteur Theory & directorial burlesque Sociologists of culture have long tried to address the way by which the people sanctify creators and attach the attributes of ‘best’ or ‘great’ to their works. Explanation of these phenomena has been made through the means of various theories and research with respect to the illustrative responsibilities of institutions, agents and cultural and cognitive meniscus that utilize these.…
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John Ford: The Auteur Theory
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Outline. 1.0. Introduction: John Ford 2.0. Discussion 2.1. The Auteur Theory 2.2. Advantages of Perceiving a Director as an Author 2.3. Disadvantages of Perceiving a Director as an Author. 3.0. Conclusion 1.0. Introduction: John Ford. John Ford was a director in the American film industry and won four academy awards for his works.… He was articulate in his…
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An auteur and The Rear Window film
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An auteur is a filmmaker who has a very outstanding personal and nature influence on a film. A lot of credit is given to the filmmaker because he is considered as the major carrier of the film content. He is also seen as the boss of production in any film. … What is meant by the term genre? What genre is Rear Window and what recognizable elements are present…
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Post-War European Films and the Concept of Auteur
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This essay describes the concept of the “auteur,” especially on its importance on the development of post-war European films.This paper also looks into the basic definition of the “auteur,” as well as how it came about especially in the context of post-war European cinema.… The essay "Post-War European Films and the Concept of Auteur" describes the concept of…
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John Woo as a film auteur
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John Woo as a Film Auteur The bread and butter of the film industry is a classic action movie. Each summer, viewers can expect to see gun-fights, car chases and explosions. In return, film studios are expecting to get trillions of dollars in returns. Most viewers and critics see these movies as “fluff” entertainment.… In addition to that, John Woo is a very…
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The british new wave -- a cinema of the auteur or a cinema of the writer
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Portraying the 'gritty social realism' of post war years, the British New Wave cinema of the late 1950s and early 1960s artistically captured the sentiments and sensitivities of the angry and disillusioned young working class of the industrial north, placing them at the forefront of contemporary culture.… The New Wave was essentially the British response to…
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Compare a commercial film with an auteur film (from the 2000s)
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Different types of films are produced with varied representation and manipulation of reality depending on the interpretation the audience is supposed to make out of it. “Dark knight” and “memento” are two movies produced by the same director, Nolan. The director portrays… The events in the while movie spout from this origin as Bruce goes through intense pain…
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European Film Studies - How useful is the concept of the auteur in the context of post-war European cinema
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Post-war European national cinema, especially the French cinema, lead by the French New Wave, was creatively critical of the blatantly commercial trends in Hollywood cinema. The Auteur theory is a direct by-product of this critical attitude. No doubt, the theory had it’s… This system emerged due to the increase in demand for films from Hollywood. The system…
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With reference to the film Vertigo how is it's director Alfred Hitchcock might be classified as an auteur
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Audiences were scared to death to take showers after "Psycho" and they were able to experience voyeurism in "Rear Window." They were captivated by the thrills… When the subject of Auteur Theory arises in film circles many people name him as one of the first people to use this technique. The question becomes, is this befitting of his style? The answer for this…
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Auteur Director Tim Burton
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Timothy Walter Burton, or Tim Burton for short, is regarded as one of the creative American filmmakers, whose works has gained not only commercial success but also critical acclaim. Apart from being a filmmaker, he is also a brilliant writer, poet and even a stop motion artist,… rnered for himself “an international audience of fans and influencing a generation…
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Write about the auteur style A rose for Emily by william Faulkner , talk about the auteur style and meanning
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To this extent, his short stories and novels reflect the culture, language and religion of the American hinterland. A Rose for Emily is no exception. Although… Faulkner’s style also captures the social hierarchy within the city. It is on account of Emily’s high social status that her tax evasions are tolerated and her privileged lifestyle permitted. The…
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The Cinematic Auteurist
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Auteur theory of film critic has become very important for film analysis primarily because it helps to evaluate the creativity of the director of the film. In the film industry across the world, the film scripts are key ingredients of film making. … Some of the major arguments against auteur theory are that the theory is not applied across wide range of film…
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1970s Euro & American Auteurs (History of Film 2 : Post-1940)
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That is, they leave their own personal, unique mark on a film that makes it difficult to give others credit for the films outcome. The auteur style is often criticized, as it… Though they were bigger names in the 1970s, almost forty years later, they still have what they always have. Many directors lose what they had after many years, yet there are the few…
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Woody Allen as a film Autuer
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A film auteur, or simply put, a film author, is directly responsible for the writing and directing of films, incorporating all the creative aspects of artistic vision, culminating to the creation of a unique and personal style of films. … The term “auteur” has French origins, and it refers to the theoretical approach to filmmaking, where the director is the…
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Authorship/auteurism is a central term in film studies. Would you say that this theory is especially important for European cinema Illustrate your argument through the case study of director Pedro Almodovar
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Since the 1950s when the concept of auteurism, which was form from the auteur theory or authorship, gained roots in cinema, the subject has been met with a lot of controversy and debate. This is because there are some film analysts who see the concept as being a… In this paper the writer takes a very close analysis of the concept of auteurism from a more…
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Narrative Strategies in the Movies
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This study compares the narrative strategies of the following films: Vertigo (Hitchcock) Written in the Wind (Sirk) Persona (Bergman) A bout de souffle (Godard). A particular attention is paid to the concept of narrative closure in the plot stories of the movies.… The New Wave theorists realized filmmakers of the auteurs as directors whose unique style…
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Compare the narrative strategies of the following films: Vertigo (Hitchcok) Written in the Wind (Sirk) Persona (Bergman) A bout de souffle (Godard) with particular attention to the concept of narrative closure
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Compare the narrative strategies of the following films: Vertigo (Hitchcock) Written in the Wind (Sirk) Persona (Bergman) A bout de souffle (Godard) with particular attention to the concept of narrative closure. The narrative strategies adopted by films have a great influence… h as Vertigo (Hitchcock) Written in the Wind (Sirk) Persona (Bergman) A bout de…
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Rear Window
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The term auteur is attributed to the auteur theory, which holds that a director of a film mirrors his personal creative vision in the film. This is a category of an artistic work, which… Bear in mind that this is a different issue than thinking about what happens in the film (though they are closely related of course). What are the bigger ideas to which the…
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Please complete BOTH sections. Complete all questions in Section 1 and write an essay to answer one of the questions in Section
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Section 1: Short answers 1. What is the difference between a metteurs-en-scene and an auteur? A metteurs-en-scene and an auteur comprise literary or cinema works that originate from various sources. The work of an auteur portrays a semantic dimension since it is not purely formal, whereas the work of a metteurs-en-scene does not extend past the realm of performance, transposing a pre-existing text or scenario, book or play into special complex cinematic codes.…
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Michael Bay, auteurship
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Contemporary filmmaking involves a complex series of stages that must be completed in order to distribute a quality finished product that will capture the interest and attention of the desired audience. Scripting, casting and shooting, combined with editing and final screening… y, there has been debate about filmmaking authorship, with industry experts…
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Francois Truffaut
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Authors will normally write about lives of individuals and importantly about their works in different perspectives, according to their exposure and influences. Francois Truffaut wrote the essay A Certain Tendancy of the French Cinema influenced by the film scripts as well as… “Tradition of Quality” is the inclination of certain French scriptwriters and…
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Film studies (Authorship module)
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The auteur theory is was that holds the director's films reflect the particular director's personal creative vision, as though he or she were the sole auteur of the work. The French word for author, many film producers have notably been credited for having auteur like influences on film projects.… Today, no contemporary American director more deserves the…
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Martin Scorsese: Auteurism in Gangs of New York
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The movie review " Martin Scorsese: Auteurism in Gangs of New York " explores interest in history. He has made several historical films that challenges the public’s interests in history by raising controversial topics such as Catholicism, Vietnam, JFK’s assassination, the Holocaust.… It has been argued that auteur theory may label a director and just as well…
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Film Noir Scorsese and fhe Gangster Film
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The gangster film genre has been established as one of the signature aspects of Hollywood Americana in cinema. While many credit the 1932 film Scar Face as being one of the key films to cement gangster films as a genre, it is actually the film noir era that actually popularized the role of the ambiguously moral protagonist that has become so familiar to fans of gangster films.…
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