The Auteur
The Auteur (2008)

As an eight-year-old boy in a small Italian village, Arturo Domingo found copies of both Cahiers du Cinéma and Hustler under his parents' bed, and it was then that his future as the "Kubrick of porno" took root. Now… More

Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: December 22, 2009
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Critic Score: 67% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Robert Koehler
Variety

Half of the laughs stem from X-rated spins on famous movie titles, but a gentle, less ironic humor also occasionally pokes through.

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Marc Mohan
Oregonian

It's heart it's a goofy, smutty comedy about sex and the film industry, two of the most humorous topics out there.

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David Cornelius
eFilmCritic.com

It's a one-joke affair that quickly abandons snarky, devilish wit and aims instead for easier, more obvious gags.

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Scott Weinberg
Cinematical

If you don't mind a lot of smutty gags mixed with a strange concoction of wit, warmth, and (yes) melodrama, I'm betting you'll become a fan of The Auteur.

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Dan Jardine
Apollo Guide

too tame to be outrageous, too limp to be erotic, and too predictable to be in any way surprising

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Richard Horgan
FilmStew.com

There's no Hitchcock in The Auteur, which is surprising considering the second syllable of the Master of Suspense's surname.

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