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also cin·e·ast  (sĭn′ē-ăst) or cin·é·aste (sĭn′ā-äst′)
1. A film or movie enthusiast.
2. A person involved in filmmaking.

[French cinéaste, from ciné, cinema, short for cinéma; see cinema.]


(Film) an enthusiast for films
[C20: French, from cinema + -aste, as -ast in enthusiast]


or cin•e•ast or cin•é•aste

(ˈsɪn iˌæst, ˈsɪn eɪ-)

1. any person, esp. a director or producer, associated professionally with filmmaking.
2. an aficionado of filmmaking.
[1925–30; < French cinéaste=ciné- cine- + -aste, as in ecclésiaste, gymnaste, etc.; see -ast]


[ˈsɪnɪæst] Ncinéfilo/a m/f


nCineast(in) m(f), → Kinoliebhaber(in) m(f)
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IN A TRIBUTE to the great Left Bank filmmaker Alain Resnais published shortly after his death at ninety-one on March 1, fellow director and sometime collaborator Agnes Varda remarked that he was a cineast who proved his love for filmmaking to the very end of his life.
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Hugo Claus (1929-2008), gedoodverfd Nobelprijs-kandidaat en laureaat van de prestigieuze Europese Aristeion-prijs (naast Cees Nooteboom, Herta Muller, Salman Rushdie, en Christoph Ransmayr), schrijver en schilder, theaterregisseur en cineast, was de auteur van een stilistisch bijzonder rijk geschakeerd en omvangrijk literair oeuvre.
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Always, characters pulled her mise-en-scene's strings--the fetishist, the pervert, the voyeur, the cineast, the necrophiliac, the mad scientist, and the department-store window dresser left alone at night with undead, plastic incubi.
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