auteur theory is that a filmmaker maneuvers and authors over his work. His authorship can be exhibited in his or her established film. The theory was developed with a cinema which is recognized as the French New Wave Cinema from 1958 to 1962. This essay will apply the auteur theory to Wes Anderson who is a director and a modern. For the past years, Anderson has directed eight films without including any of his short films. He is an ultimate example to demonstrate the necessity of the auteur theory
The Grand Budapest Hotel is acclaimed as one of the most popular and successful films directed by Wes Anderson. The plot revolves around a lobby boy named Zero (Tony Revoli) and how he learns from the renowned concierge, Gustave (Ralph Fiennes). The character of Gustav is depicted as a charismatic and charming individual who engages in numerous relationships with the wealthy guests at the hotel. However, he soon gets accused and convicted of a murder that he did not commit, and they go on a search
in his directorial awards of a BAFTA Award, Academy Award and a Golden Globe. Anderson films include The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014), Moonrise Kingdom (2012) and The Royal Tenenbaums (2001). The theme of innocent love in an unconventional relationship, a vintage color palette and epic slow motion scenes are obdurate directorial footprints of Anderson films. These will be analyzed in this essay to delineate exactly what makes Anderson films so distinctive.
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