Definition of home movie in English:

home movie

Syllabification: home mov·ie


  • A film made at home or without professional equipment or expertise, especially a movie featuring one’s own activities.
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    • ‘You think this is an art house film looking like a home movie,’ he says.
    • Much of his personal history is mysterious, in spite of his frequent use of himself and his family and their history via photos and home movies in his films.
    • This essay is primarily concerned with the recontextualisation and representation of home movies in these films.

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