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doc·u·dra·ma

 (dŏk′yə-drä′mə, -drăm′ə)
n.
A television or movie dramatization of events based on fact.


doc′u·dram′a·tist (-drăm′ə-tĭst, -drä′mə-) n.
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docudrama

(ˈdɒkjʊˌdrɑːmə)
n
(Broadcasting) a film or television programme based on true events, presented in a dramatized form
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doc•u•dra•ma

(ˈdɒk yəˌdrɑ mə, -ˌdræm ə)

n.
a fictionalized drama, esp. a television film, based primarily on actual events.
[1960–65; docu (mentary) + drama]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.docudrama - a film or TV program presenting the facts about a person or eventdocudrama - a film or TV program presenting the facts about a person or event
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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Translations
docufictiondocu-fiction
dokumentumjáték

docudrama

[ˈdɒkjʊˌdrɑːmə] Ndocudrama m
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docudrama

[ˈdɒkjʊdrɑːmə] ndocudrame m
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docudrama

nDokumentarspiel nt
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docudrama

[dɒkjʊˈdrɑːmə] n (TV) → ricostruzione f filmata
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Most of these films -- ranging from docudramatic efforts to decipher the hijackers' motives, to art house-inflected bystander accounts, to blockbuster depictions of U.S.
By staging such scenes in this manner, replicating the atmosphere of the interview segments in what is supposedly the straightforward dramatic portions of the film, Allen is questioning the conventional distinctions among (mock-) documentary, fictional cinematic narrative, and even docudramatic recreations.
The WW II triumvirate of Nazism, the Holocaust and Vichy, for instance, though still darting in and out at odd moments, now map out a more cinematic theater of operation linking Joan of Arc, the Bicycle Thief, Snow White, Nanook of the North and Frankenstein in an extended docudramatic family.