Auteur, en particulier réalisateur qui possède un style reconnaissable.
The libretto was a piece of hack work from a Parisian scenario factory run by an enterprising auteur of sorts named Eugene Scribe.— (William Bender, “Call to vespers”, Time, 11 février 1974)
Since Mr Luhrmann first tackled the opera, he has entered the select circle of celebrity directors on the basis of only three films, including “Moulin Rouge”. And his “La Bohème” designed by Mrs Luhrmann, Catherine Martin, a double Oscar-winner for “Moulin Rouge” is avowedly the work of an ‘auteur’.— (“Broadway is bigger than ever”, The Economist, 24 avril 2003)
If a widely respected auteur such as Martin Scorsese, Allen or Malick has given you the stamp of approval, you might not live fast or die young, but you’ll leave a good-looking legacy.— (Jane Graham, The Guardian, 23 juin 2011)