vérité


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vé·ri·té

 (vā-rē-tā′, vâr′ĭ-tā′)

vérité

(ˈveɪriːˌteɪ; French verite)
adj
1. involving a high degree of realism or naturalism See also cinéma vérité: a vérité look at David Bowie.
[French, literally: truth]

cin′é•ma vé•ri•té′

(ˌvɛr ɪˈteɪ; Fr. veɪ riˈteɪ)
n.
a technique of documentary filmmaking in which the camera records actual persons and events without directorial intervention.
[1960–65; < French cinéma-vérité literally, cinema-truth, translation of Russian kinoprávda]
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