Explore the origins and usefulness of auteur theory in relation to a non American director of your choice. The concept of Auteur was first introduced by Andre Bazin in an essay featured in a 1954 edition of Cahier du Cinema, often referred to as ‘camera stylo’ or ‘signature style’ as a way of critiquing French new wave cinema. This theory allowed film to be criticised and analysed in the same way as other creative platforms such as art and literature. By identifying the director as auteur as opposed
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