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نویسنده [English]چکیده [English]
This Research is comparing two generation of the Iranian author filmmakers regarding their role in the progress of Iranian cinema. we have focused on two aspects: 1- To determine and to introduce the Iranian author filmmakers, based on author's theory - formulated by the French critics of "Cahiers du Cinema" magazine in the fifties. 2- To define the progress in cinema and to determine indicators of this progress in the Iranian cinema which are: Box -- Office: domestic Box -- Office (or the number of spectators) in Tehran, and Foreign Box -- Office (exporting films in order to be screened abroad). Artistic success: domestic and foreign awards, and votes of critics (based on their yearly votes in Film Monthly Magazine). The follawing results wer obtained: A - Older generation of the Iranian author filmmakers have more distinction and fluency than the younger generation. B - Older generation of the Iranian author filmmakers have more important role in the post -- revolution 'Iranian cinema than the younger generation. This means that the Iranian outhor filmmakers who did less transformations in their films' motives (the older generation) have more success than the younger generation. This group's Frequency Distribution of indicators of progress in their films are more than the younger generation's films.