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- ‘Nouvelle vague of the 1960s was conceived in a similar spirit by French cineasts who realized that the Hollywood studios had turned the movie into a product to be consumed.’
- 1.1 An enthusiast for or devotee of movies or filmmaking.
- ‘These are the real treasures for us cineastes who were not alive in the '50s, the greatest decade for American sound and colour cinema.’
- ‘The treasures of Balkan cinema remain unknown even to cineastes.’
- ‘The film does something that true cineastes love - it relies upon our intelligence.’
- ‘The dialogue sparkles, and the development of the story may have some cineastes thinking of Eric Rohmer.’
- ‘It's stupid to ask a cineaste for his top ten films - top five hundred, more like.’
- ‘This is a film budding cineastes would do well to analyze.’
- ‘The 2004 Cannes Film Festival was a treat for gay cineasts.’
- ‘To this day, cineastes talk admiringly of the film's car chase and the thrilling climactic gun battle.’
- ‘His early American films had always provided him with a solid reputation among French cineastes.’
- ‘I have made this film with the average cineaste in mind.’
- ‘For most cineastes, Paris, Texas has earned a privileged place as one of the most preeminent American films of the 1980s.’
- ‘Both films show both their age and no one much thought they would be of interest to cineastes 40 years later.’
- ‘The film adaptation attracted excited and enthusiastic critical comment from cineastes, especially in France.’
- ‘She'd come on an intellectual pilgrimage in search of French cineastes who could discuss the films of Renoir, Cocteau, Bunuel.’
- ‘Even sophisticated cineastes were charmed by the film because it clearly didn't aspire to be anything more than a crisp rendition of the genre.’
- ‘You know the type I'm referring to: pretentious cineastes who like only dull movies that offer no entertainment value.’
- ‘Federico Fellini has cachet among modern cinéastes, and La Dolce Vita is among his most celebrated works.’
- ‘Kümel is not especially well-known outside a small world of cineastes.’
- ‘She is a passionate cineaste with a flat lined with books and videos reflecting the spread of her interests and enthusiasms.’
- ‘The film is jam-packed with nifty little touches that will appeal to the cineaste more than the casual video viewer.’
- ‘Younger cineastes owe it to themselves and their film educations to check out some of Al Pacino's early work.’
1920s: from French cinéaste, from ciné (from cinéma), on the pattern of enthousiaste ‘enthusiast’.
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