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Definition of Film

Film

  1. A thin skin; a pellicle; a membranous covering, causing opacity; hence, any thin, slight covering.
  2. A slender thread, as that of a cobweb.
  3. To cover with a thin skin or pellicle.
  4. The layer, usually of gelatin or collodion, containing the sensitive salts of photographic plates; also, the flexible sheet of celluloid or the like on which this layer is sometimes mounted.

Film Quotations

Photography is a way of feeling, of touching, of loving. What you have caught on film is captured forever... it remembers little things, long after you have forgotten everything.
Aaron Siskind

The length of a film should be directly related to the endurance of the human bladder.
Alfred Hitchcock

A film is - or should be - more like music than like fiction. It should be a progression of moods and feelings. The theme, what's behind the emotion, the meaning, all that comes later.
Stanley Kubrick

A wide screen just makes a bad film twice as bad.
Samuel Goldwyn

Luck is everything... My good luck in life was to be a really frightened person. I'm fortunate to be a coward, to have a low threshold of fear, because a hero couldn't make a good suspense film.
Alfred Hitchcock
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Film Translations

film in Afrikaans is rolprent, prent, film
film in Danish is film
film in Dutch is rolprent, film
film in French is filment, filmer, filmez, filmons, fusiller, film
film in German is Schicht, Film, Belag, Film
film in Italian is film, filmare
film in Latin is membrana
film in Norwegian is hinne, filme, film
film in Swedish is filma, film, en hinna
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