Storytelling, the Development of Movie Genres and the Impact of Surrealism on “Auteur Theory”

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Surrealism had a great impact on contemporary cinematographers, and, while cinema has undergone theoretical and technological changes, the connections Surrealism has with cinema did not change, and are obvious in the “author cinema” genre. Surrealism brought to cinema its changed reality, in which the world of the unapparent, of dreams, the lack of logic, and the appetite for the metaphysic remained intact.