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Jacques Rivette (1928–2016)


Although François Truffaut has written that the New Wave began "thanks to Rivette," the films of this masterful French director are not well known. Rivette, like his "Cahiers du Cinéma" colleagues Truffaut, Jean-Luc Godard, Claude Chabrol and Éric Rohmer, did graduate to filmmaking but, like Rohmer, was something of a late bloomer as a director. ... See full bio »

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(age 87) in France

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14 wins & 13 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

La belle noiseuse
(1991)
Va Savoir (Who Knows?)
(2001)
The Gang of Four
The Gang of Four Director
(1989)

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Alternate Names:

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[on James Cameron] Cameron isn't evil, he's not an asshole like Spielberg. He wants to be the new De Mille. Unfortunately, he can't direct his way out of a paper bag. See more »

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His 10 favourite movies are: The Life of Oharu (1952), Germany Year Zero (1948), True Heart Susie (1919), Sunrise (1927), The River (1951), Ivan the Terrible, Part I (1945) 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 (1955). See more »

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