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high concept

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  1. a simple and often striking idea or premise, as of a story or film, that lends itself to easy promotion and marketing.
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Origin of high concept

First recorded in 1980–85
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high concept

    1. popular appeal
    2. high-concept(as modifier)Baz Luhrmann's high-concept Romeo and Juliet
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