Definition of cinéma-vérité in English:
1A style of filmmaking characterized by realistic, typically documentary motion pictures that avoid artificiality and artistic effect and are generally made with simple equipment.
- He then juxtaposes that style with elements of realism, in particular cinéma-vérité documentary work.
- Yet to call this film cinéma-vérité would be wrong.
- Nowhere are the signifiers of cinéma-vérité, an approach based on the idea that the camera be as unobtrusive as possible.
1.1Motion pictures made in the style of cinéma-vérité collectively.
mid 20th century: French, literally 'cinema truth'.
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