cinéma vérité

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ci·né·ma vé·ri·té

 (sē′nā-mä′ vā′rē-tā′, sĭn′ə-mə vâr′ĭ-tā′)
A style of documentary filmmaking that stresses unbiased realism.

[French cinéma-vérité : cinéma, cinema + vérité, truth.]
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cinéma vérité

(French sinema verite)
(Film) films characterized by subjects, actions, etc, that have the appearance of real life
[French, literally: cinema truth]
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Noun1.cinema verite - a movie that shows ordinary people in actual activities without being controlled by a director
motion picture, motion-picture show, movie, moving picture, moving-picture show, pic, film, picture show, flick, picture - a form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement; "they went to a movie every Saturday night"; "the film was shot on location"
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