biopic

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Blend of biographical and picture

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Noun[edit]

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biopic (plural biopics)

  1. A motion picture based on the life (or lives) of a real, rather than fictional, person (or people).

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Importation of the English term biopic.

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Noun[edit]

biopic m (plural biopics)

  1. biopic

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Usage notes[edit]

The term biopic is still rare in France. It is used in specialised press. For common use, use film biographique.