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a filmmaker who has a personal style and keeps creative control over his or her works

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Bong utilizes his auteurist style and American "lego pieces" to assemble a discursive space for globalized realities.
Burke's analysis of the death of the subject/author in Fellini's work is important in attempting to wrench Fellini away from what he sees as an auteurist limbo of contemporary theoretical neglect.
Most notably, these filmmakers strove to occupy the auteurist position instead of having it applied to them after an illustrious but artistically overlooked career.
Likewise, this auteurist vision of television is a particularity of the nature of screenwriting for television in Britain and France as compared to America: while US television series tend to be written by large groups of writers, coordinated behind a 'showrunner', both British and French series tend to be written by one or two writers, as is the case for Gervais and Merchant and Nicholas & Bruno.
The secret is in the clockwork, Hugo's father says to him in flashback, sounding like an auteurist.
He then makes claims that Lost Highway's lead character Fred's "state of mind motivates the lack of synchronization between the narrative and narration" (51), which makes equal sense if one defines Lynch's film as an example of auteurist art cinema without even seeing the film as an experiment in narrative trickery.
Critics writing in the 1960s through the 1980s, typically read the film through the lenses of auteurist analysis, psychoanalysis, or star studies (typically, studies of Dietrich, not Emil Jannings, the more well-known actor of the time).
Schnabel's attempts to compensate stylistically with his trademark smeary impressionistic visuals feel like auteurist doodles in the margins of an important subject.
It is hard and probably futile to shake this auteurist view of cinema, regardless of how displaced authorship has become, or how computer-generated the screen might now be.
Brook takes an auteurist, historical biographical approach, viewing the noir films as primarily the product of the director.
Chapter One emphasizes particularly the ideological context of literary adaptations of "dissident, auteurist films and work that might be described as consensual [cine oficial] and commercialized" (12) during Franco's regime and proposes commenting on what they have to say on issues that range from gender, phallocentrism and patriarchy to their contrast of rural and urban spaces, and the function of nostalgia for the city (14), everything under a theoretical postmodern and historiographic framework.
In conclusion, Wilson highlights the resistance to an auteurist approach put up by these 'extraordinary departures and reinventions of [Resnais's] long career [.
2 Days in Paris," her first widely released auteurist effort, confirms the promise shown by "Before Sunset," which she co-wrote.
In visual readings of the "signature systems" of The Lady Vanishes, Spellbound, North by Northwest, and other films, he finds that Hitchcock undermined the very modernist and auteurist assumptions with which his works are often approached and considers Hitchcocks affinity to such thinkers as Friedrich Nietzsche, Jacques Derrida, and Walter Benjamin.
Here, then, is today's overground action thriller: a picture whose raffishness, far from being inherent, amounts to a marketing tool, just like its choice of cast members (all of them known for better roles), its semaphoric appeals to be taken seriously, its French and auteurist pedigree.