- The definition of auteurism is the belief that a movie should primarily reveal the director’s feelings and beliefs as if he has written it himself.
The theory that the director’s vision should be clearly seen in a movie is an example of auterism.
auteurism definition by Webster's New World
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
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- auteurist noun
auteurism definition by American Heritage Dictionary
See auteur theory.
- au·teurˈist adjective & n.