Definition of cinephile in English:


Syllabification: cin·e·phile
Pronunciation: /ˈsiniˌfīl


  • A person who is fond of motion pictures.
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    • Growing up in the slums of Hong Kong, he became an avid cinephile, particularly interested in European, American and Japanese cinema.
    • It is not an exaggeration to say that for several generations of film-makers and cinephiles, Bergman practically defined cinema.
    • For cinephiles and would-be film-makers, Coppola's directorial debut makes for an excellent reference point and source of ideas.

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