Re: RARA-AVIS: Pauline Kael and Pancake

From: Mario Taboada (
Date: 02 Oct 2003

<<The theory has been widely influential, which may be why it seems so obvious to people today, although it has had its critics
(Kael was one) and still seems quite debatable to me.>>

Gore Vidal thinks the auteur theory is a joke. He says that, if an "author" is to be found in a film, it's the screenwriter. Of course, he wrote scripts...



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