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art house Syllabification: art house

Definition of art house in English:


A movie theater that specializes in films that are artistic or experimental rather than merely entertaining.
Example sentences
  • The White Balloon is the first Iranian film to get an art-house cinema release in Australia, which is some kind of milestone.
  • Today he says he would have preferred ‘a European art house film rather than a Hollywood blockbuster’.
  • It's ironic that a motion picture designed as mainstream, commercial entertainment in France will be viewed as an art house film during its American run.
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