Meaning of Altmanesque in English:

Altmanesque

adjective

Cinema
  • Of or relating to the film director Robert Altman; resembling or characteristic of his films or his style.

    Altman's films typically feature several overlapping storylines and multiple protagonists, presented in a naturalistic, improvisational style.

Pronunciation

Altmanesque

/ɔːltməˈnɛsk/ /ɒltməˈnɛsk/

Origin

1970s; earliest use found in Velvet Light Trap. From the name of Robert Bernard Altman, U.S. film director + -esque.