How does auteurist theory affect the way that films are analyzed by critics and audiences?

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The essence of the auteur theory of film-making is that one person is central making an aesthetic and artistic statement, a personal work, sometimes even authored, directed, edited, by one person, even though most often there is a whole cinematographic team with which the auteur works (which is often a criticism leveled against auteur theory ), thus the auteurist film is an artistic creation.  This approach...

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