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In 1968, the world went up in flames, the auteur theory ignited debate, parental guidance at the movies was suggested, women in film were on the verge of a breakthrough, flesh-eating zombies hit the screen and American movies went to war (again).
The second emphasizes the collaborative nature of filmmaking, refuting experts who spent years promoting the auteur theory, which elevates directors—virtually all male—to the highest power in the equation.
But our understanding of how movies are made has at least evolved over the years, thanks in significant part to the battles over auteur theory that consumed Andrew Sarris, Pauline Kael and other film critics in the 1960s and ’70s.
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