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  • courtroom drama —   a drama and/or mystery story, in which the main protagonist is a lawyer, and a majority of the drama and dramatic action takes place in a courtroom setting; the plot revolves around the preparation of a trial and its result of guilt or… …   Glossary of cinematic terms

  • Drama film — A drama film is a film genre that depends mostly on in depth development of realistic characters dealing with emotional themes. Dramatic themes such as alcoholism, drug addiction, infidelity, moral dilemmas, racial prejudice, religious… …   Wikipedia

  • drama — dra|ma W3 [ˈdra:mə US ˈdra:mə, ˈdræmə] n [Date: 1500 1600; : Late Latin; Origin: Greek, action, theater plays , from dran to do ] 1.) [U and C] a play for the theatre, television, radio etc, usually a serious one, or plays in general →↑comedy ▪… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • drama — n. 1) a courtroom; epic drama 2) high drama 3) a drama unfolds * * * [ drɑːmə] epic drama a courtroom a drama unfolds high drama …   Combinatory dictionary

  • drama — noun 1 play for the theatre/theater, etc.; plays ADJECTIVE ▪ compelling, powerful ▪ gritty, hard hitting ▪ a gritty police drama ▪ classical …   Collocations dictionary

  • drama — noun Etymology: Late Latin dramat , drama, from Greek, deed, drama, from dran to do, act Date: 1515 1. a. a composition in verse or prose intended to portray life or character or to tell a story usually involving conflicts and emotions through… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • courtroom — noun Courtroom is used before these nouns: ↑bailiff, ↑drama, ↑scene, ↑showdown …   Collocations dictionary

  • Legal drama — A legal drama is a work of dramatic fiction about crime and civil litigation. Subtypes of legal dramas include courtroom dramas and legal thrillers, and come in all forms, including novels, television shows, and films. Legal drama sometimes… …   Wikipedia

  • performing arts — arts or skills that require public performance, as acting, singing, or dancing. [1945 50] * * * ▪ 2009 Introduction Music Classical.       The last vestiges of the Cold War seemed to thaw for a moment on Feb. 26, 2008, when the unfamiliar strains …   Universalium

  • List of American television series — Television shows made for audiences in the United States, not counting its territories. A separate list contains television shows made for Puerto Rico.CompactTOC NOTOC 0 9* 100 Deeds for Eddie McDowd Comedy * 106 Park Music * 20/20 News Magazine… …   Wikipedia

  • Crime film — Crime films are films which focus on the lives of criminals. The stylistic approach to a crime film varies from realistic portrayals of real life criminal figures, to the far fetched evil doings of imaginary arch villains. Criminal acts are… …   Wikipedia

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