Rivette, Jacques 1928-
Most widely held works about Jacques Rivette
Most widely held works by Jacques Rivette
Va savoir Who knows ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in French and held by 387 libraries worldwide
Follows the lives of three men and three women as they become tangled in each other's lives during the brief run of a play in Paris.
La Belle noiseuse ( Visual )
37 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 283 libraries worldwide
Piccoli stars as a famous artist who has suffered painter's block since abandoning his masterpiece, a painting of his wife Liz, entitled L̀a Belle Noiseuse'. Disturbing tensions develop when a young artist and his girlfriend, visiting him in his South of France retreat, inspire him to return to the canvas, using the girl as his new model.
36 vues du Pic Saint Loup Around a small mountain ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in French and held by 257 libraries worldwide
On a winding mountain road, Vittorio stops to help Kate, whose car has broken down. After gallantly making the repair, without a single word spoken, he speeds off. When their paths cross again, Vittorio learns that Kate has returned to join her family's traveling circus after leaving under mysterious conditions many years ago. Intrigued by her story, Vittorio stays for the show, and the next one, and little by little is integrated into the circus and the lives of its performers.
La belle noiseuse The beautiful troublemaker ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in French and Multiple languages and held by 248 libraries worldwide
An artist near the end of his career finds new inspiration in a young model. A famous and well-respected artist who lives in a comfortable estate in the French countryside, at the age of 60, considers his career as a painter to be over. He no longer feels inspired to create, and his last attempt at a major work, a nude study of his wife Liza, has sat unfinished for ten years. His protégé suggests a more inspiring subject, who exchanges ideas and opinions, as he methodically attempts to create a final masterpiece.
Céline et Julie vont en bateau Celine and Julie go boating ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1974 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 243 libraries worldwide
"Two girls meet and wind up sharing each others' lives -- same flat, same bed, same fiance, same clothes -- even the same imagination. The film spins a circular, tortuous fantasy around their lives while at the same time acting as a meditation on the art of cinema itself"--Container.
Lumière et compagnie Lumière & company ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 221 libraries worldwide
To commemorate the Centennial of the Lumière Brothers' first motion picture, leading international filmmakers created their own one minute Lumière Film, using the restored original camera.
Jeanne la Pucelle ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in French and English and held by 176 libraries worldwide
Film tells the story of Joan of Arc. Battles describes her early life, hearing the voices, and the victory over the English. Prisons describes her capture, imprisonment, trial, and execution.
La Religieuse The Nun ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in French and held by 114 libraries worldwide
The "adaptation of Diderot's classic 18th century novel explores with poetic simplicity the moving tale of a 16 year old girl who is forced by her mother to enter a convent."
Rivette : texts and interviews by Jacques Rivette ( Book )
9 editions published between 1977 and 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 102 libraries worldwide
Secret défense ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in French and No Linguistic content and held by 99 libraries worldwide
A young scientist discovers, from her brother, that their father's death wasn't an accident, but that he was killed by his business partner and friend.
Susanne Simonin, la religieuse ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1963 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 93 libraries worldwide
Freely adapted from Diderot's 18th-century novel, the film tells the story of a 16-year-old girl compelled by her mother to enter a convent. Convinced by the mother superior, the girl accepts her vows, but soon meets with harshness and abuse when the kindly superior is followed by a cruel successor. Her desperate attempts at freedom land her first in another convent and finally, tragically, in the outside world.
Divertimento ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1995 in French and held by 79 libraries worldwide
Director Jacques Rivette has created a two-hour version of his four hour film "La belle noiseuse". Frenhofer, a painter is frustrated by his inability to finish the canvas that was to be his masterpiece. He enlists the aid of Marianne as a model because of her energy, spontaneity and creativity.
Hurlevent ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in French and held by 77 libraries worldwide
The story of Emily Brontë's doomed young lovers from Wuthering heights, updated to the French countryside of the 1930's.
Joan the maid--the battles Joan the maid--the prisons ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 75 libraries worldwide
Two companion films tell the story of Joan of Arc. Battles describes her early life, hearing the voices, and the victory over the English. Prisons describes her capture, imprisonment, trial, and execution.
La Nouvelle Vague par elle-même The New Wave by itself ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in French and held by 61 libraries worldwide
French film directors discuss how the post-war film movement in France attempted to revitalize cinema. Includes film clips from some of their most important works.
La bande des quatre Gang of four ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in French and held by 54 libraries worldwide
"Anna, Joyce, Claude and Lucia are all students under the tutelage of Constance Dumas. Lucia moves in with the other girls in a small house outside of Paris. Soon after, Lucia is attacked on the street outside her home and saved by a mysterious stranger. Then she discovers that the stranger is involved with all the girls and is hiding a dark secret inside the house."--Container.
Paris nous appartient Paris belongs to us ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1961 and 2006 in French and held by 50 libraries worldwide
Anne, a student in Paris, becomes involved with a group of her brother's arty friends and gets sucked into a mystery involving an American expatriate, a self-destructive femme fatale, a theatre director, and a Spanish activist. The death of the latter provides cause for suspicion of a Fascist plot.
Paris nous appartient Paris belongs to us ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in French and English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
The story of Ann, a Parisian student who learns that the deaths of her two friends were due to a world-wide conspiracy.
Paris nous appartient Paris is ours ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1988 in French and held by 38 libraries worldwide
In this French New Wave film, a group of students discover a fascist conspiracy in Paris.
Joan the maid -- the battles ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in French and English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of Joan of Arc recorded in meticulous detail, relying on original court transcripts and eyewitness accounts. "The Battles," the first segment of this two-part account of her life, follows Joan from her birth in 1412 describing her early life, to her response to inner voices during battles at Orleans culminating with the defeat of the English at Tourelles.
Art Brontë, Emily,--1818-1848 Circus Circus performers Criticism, interpretation, etc. Detective and mystery films Detective and mystery films Documentary films Drama Experimental films Fathers--Death Feature films Feature films Female friendship Fiction films Film adaptations Films for the hearing impaired Foreign films France France--Languedoc France--Paris History Hundred Years' War (1339-1453) Inspiration Joan,--of Arc, Saint,--1412-1431 Lumière, Auguste,--1862-1954 Lumière, Louis,--1864-1948 Manners and customs Man-woman relationships Models (Persons) Monasticism and religious orders for women Motion picture plays Motion picture producers and directors Motion pictures Motion pictures, French Motion pictures--Production and direction Murder Musical films New wave films Nuns Painters Pialat, Maurice,--1925- Revenge Rivette, Jacques,--1928- Roommates Short films Triangles (Interpersonal relations) Video recordings Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Young women
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