noun, plural au·teurs [oh-turz; French oh-tœr] /oʊˈtɜrz; French oʊˈtœr/.
Origin of auteur
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Contemporary Examples of auteur
They seemed very much like auteur works—but the auteur works of a writer, not the auteur works of a director.Inside the Obsessive, Strange Mind of True Detective’s Nic Pizzolatto
February 4, 2014
But apparently the studio is aware of a possibility that its auteur prefers to ignore.Hollywood Declares 2014 the Year of the Bible
January 9, 2014
Every film by Sofia Coppola, the Oscar-winning auteur behind Lost in Translation with the choice genes, is an event.Sofia Coppola on ‘The Bling Ring,’ Celebrity Culture, Kanye West, More
June 13, 2013
(German auteur Tom Tykwer co-wrote and directed Cloud Atlas with the Wachowskis).Best of Toronto Film Festival: ‘Cloud Atlas,’ ‘Argo,’ Ryan Gosling & More
September 5, 2012
You can see an animated depiction of them debating the auteur theory.The Only Critic That Mattered
November 2, 2011
Word Origin for auteur
1962, from French, literally "author" (see author (n.)).