What is Auteur Theory? – Definition and Examples

What is Auteur Theory and Why Is It Important? Auteur Theory is a way of looking at films that state that the director is the “author” of a film. The Auteur theory argues that a film is a reflection of the director’s artistic vision; so, a movie directed by a given filmmaker will have recognizable, recurring…

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Wes Anderson’s Micro-Budget Short Film: Bottle Rocket

Bottle Rocket, which was written by Owen Wilson and Wes Anderson, was the first micro-budget film the accomplished Wes Anderson directed. Screening at the 1994 Sundance Film Festival, Bottle Rocket is loved and hated by many people. You can see the origins of Wes Anderson’s unique directing and storytelling style dripping throughout this film. Enjoy!…

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