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auteur

(ōtör`), in film criticism, a director who so dominates the film-making process that it is appropriate to call the director the auteur, or author, of the motion picture. The auteur theory holds that the director is the primary person responsible for the creation of a motion picture and imbues it with his or her distinctive, recognizable style. Propounded most notably by the French director and film critic François TruffautTruffaut, François
, 1932–84, French film director and critic. Known in his early 20s as a writer for the influential French film journal Cahiers du Cinéma,
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 and the American film critic Andrew Sarris, it has been attacked by others, including Pauline KaelKael, Pauline
, 1919–2001, American film critic, b. Petaluma, Calif. Possessed of extremely strong opinions about movies and a feisty, pop-inflected style, Kael was noted for her provocative, passionate, and tough-minded film criticism.
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Yet, while a reading with Ranciere does get us out of the trap of modernist aesthetics that rely on the transparency of the medium and the authority of the author, in which auteur theory is heavily anchored, his film theory is not without its own restrictions.
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Auteur description differs from conventional AD in the way the who, what, where, and how of the film are described.
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Bazin argued that one's analysis must not stop at the auteur. To do so would diminish the value of criticism and, perhaps, render it useless.
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L'eventail des themes et des auteurs traites propose une vision panoramique du sujet, en synchronie ou en diachronie selon les articles.