Definition of home movie in English:

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home movie

Pronunciation: /ˈˌhōm ˈmo͞ovē/


A film made at home or without professional equipment or expertise, especially a movie featuring one’s own activities.
Example sentences
  • ‘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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Syllabification: home mov·ie

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