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Objective. Discuss how far David Fincher fits the label of ‘auteur’. What is an auteur?. Definition in 50 words maximum. Does your definition include the following words...?. Distinctive Crew Unique Style Similar Format Messages Values Director Producer

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Objective
Objective

  • Discuss how far David Fincher fits the label of ‘auteur’.


What is an auteur
What is an auteur?

  • Definition in 50 words maximum


Does your definition include the following words
Does your definition include the following words...?

Distinctive Crew

Unique Style

Similar Format

Messages Values

Director Producer

Identifiable Emotional response

Mood Artist

Cinematography


Auteur
Auteur...

French – auteur = “author”

It’s not the same as ‘director’ (in French, that’s a ‘realisateur’ – someone who brings the film to life)

In the same way, author is not the same as writer – anyone can write, but being an auteur is something different and special



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Similarities in subject matter / actors / visual styles?


...

How do the films’ messages link to Fincher’s experience directing TV adverts and music videos?


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Do the films suggest personal investment on Fincher’s part?


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Why have the posters been chosen? How do they reveal a cinematic style?


Roland barthes
Roland Barthes

  • The Death of the Author

  • Authors would soon be replaced by ‘modern scriptors’ who were just a conduit for ideas, rather than the originators of those ideas.

  • How does Fincher’s film career support and refute this statement?


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