Sunday, January 10, 2016
Citations for cineaste
…Mr. Jones remains rigidly focused on hammering home the director François Truffaut’s motivation for writing the 1966 book on which this film is based: To lead Hitchcock, then widely considered a mere commercial entertainer, out of the shoals of populism and into the cineaste spotlight.
Poets, painters, writers… have the relative privilege of creating in solitude… The problem for the cineaste is that the prejudices, the prohibitions, the social taboos are barriers that he has to contend with prematurely, before he begins to work.
Origin of cineaste
Cineaste comes from the French cinéaste. It entered English in the early 1900s.