J. Rivette | Rivette
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[on television] I have no relation with television. It's not a willed refusal. First, because I'm never at home; there too, it's a question of lifestyle. I have on occasion seen films on television at friends' homes, and since I'm not used to it, I've always had the impression that I was not watching the film, that I was seeing something else, a reflection . . . It was not a real connection! I ...
His 10 favourite movies are: The Life of Oharu
(1952), Germany Year Zero
(1948), True Heart Susie
(1927), The River
(1951), Ivan the Terrible, Part I
(1944) and Ivan the Terrible, Part II
(1958) (tied for the sixth place), L'Atalante
(1934), Day of Wrath
(1943), Monsieur Verdoux
(1947) and Confidential Report
Often directs period pieces