pertaining to a director or directorate.
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Stream it on HuluSaoirse Ronan plays Lady Bird, known as Christine McPherson to her parents, in Greta Gerwig’s critically acclaimed 2017 solo directorial debut.The Best Teen Rom-Coms to Watch After You Finish the To All the Boys Trilogy | Annabel Gutterman | February 12, 2021 | Time
His directorial debut in 2013, Fruitvale Station, was his lauded industry breakthrough.Ryan Coogler Developing Wakanda Series For Disney+ | Brande Victorian | February 2, 2021 | Essence.com
You can build a whole movie around that, as Regina King does with her directorial debut One Night in Miami, its screenplay adapted by Kemp Powers from his play of the same name.One Night in Miami Blends Fact and Fiction to Bring Civil Rights-Era Luminaries to Life | Stephanie Zacharek | January 15, 2021 | Time
By then, Ray had made his directorial debut with “Pather Panchali,” the first Apu film, and was searching for a compelling young actor who could star in “Aparajito,” the sequel.Soumitra Chatterjee, celebrated Indian actor and ‘one-man stock company’ for Satyajit Ray, dies at 85 | Harrison Smith | November 23, 2020 | Washington Post
Actor and producer David Oyelowo opened the festival by celebrating his directorial debut The Water Man and closed it with a screening of his upcoming Disney movie Come Away.‘The Killing of Kenneth Chamberlain’ Takes Home Top Prize At Virtual Urbanworld Film Festival | cmurray | September 29, 2020 | Essence.com
Was it challenging to film these interviews and scenes and maintain some kind of directorial objectivity?
Watching The Knick I noticed a more pronounced directorial sensibility than I usually see on TV.The Director Isn’t Done Yet: An Interview With Steven Soderbergh | Andrew Romano | August 1, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
But to stop thinking that way and to see the show through a directorial lens is, I think, a good thing for the piece.The Director Isn’t Done Yet: An Interview With Steven Soderbergh | Andrew Romano | August 1, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
It was a “labor of love,” but also a thrilling directorial experience.Jonathan Demme on Gaza, Transphobia in ‘The Silence of the Lambs,’ and Meryl Streep as a Rock Star | Marlow Stern | July 25, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
After the roles dried up, Petty turned to directing and, in 2008, helmed her feature directorial debut, The Poker House.Lori Petty on ‘Orange Is the New Black,’ the Halcyon ‘90s, and Discovering Jennifer Lawrence | Marlow Stern | June 8, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
But directorial decisions sometimes, so I have heard it whispered, have hidden motives which it is vain to try and discover.
It is difficult even to estimate the total annual profits of the directorial syndicate.The Railroad Question | William Larrabee
This was the real blow; that the vigorous trunk, the Legislature, was struck down along with the withering directorial branch.The Life of Napoleon I (Volumes, 1 and 2) | John Holland Rose
As to Genoa, her still existing directorial constitution would now be as impracticable to work as those of Cisalpina and Batavia.The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte | William Milligan Sloane
He was accused of a conspiracy against the directorial Government, condemned to death, and guillotined in 1797.