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Rivette, Jacques 1928-

Overview
Works: 353 works in 854 publications in 6 languages and 5,639 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  Comedy films 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Film editor, Performer, Scenarist, Interviewee, Interviewer, Contributor, Adapter, Actor, Dedicatee, Collaborator, Creator, Other, Editor, Honoree
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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La belle noiseuse The beautiful troublemaker by Jacques Rivette ( Visual )
60 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 515 WorldCat member 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
Va savoir Who knows? by Jacques Rivette ( Visual )
37 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows the lives of three men and three woman as they become tangled in each other's lives during the brief run of a play in Paris
Around a small mountain 36 vues du Pic Saint Loup ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in French and held by 302 WorldCat member 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
Céline et Julie vont en bateau Phantom ladies over Paris = Celine and Julie go boating by Jacques Rivette ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1974 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 262 WorldCat member 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 234 WorldCat member 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 by Jacques Rivette ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in French and held by 215 WorldCat member 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
Suzanne Simonin, la Religieuse The Nun by Jacques Rivette ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1965 and 2012 in French and Undetermined and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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
Paris nous appartient Paris belongs to us by Jacques Rivette ( Visual )
30 editions published between 1960 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 133 WorldCat member 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
Secret défense by Jacques Rivette ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a brilliant scientist discovers that her father did not die accidentally but was murdered by a family friend, she swears vengeance. However, she soon finds herself deeply embroiled in a mystery of lust and intrigue. When she discovers the truth about her father, it threatens to shake her very foundations
Joan the maid--the battles Joan the maid--the prisons ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and French and held by 112 WorldCat member 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
Divertimento by Jacques Rivette ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1991 and 2002 in French and Undetermined and held by 97 WorldCat member 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 by Jacques Rivette ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of Emily Brontë's doomed young lovers from Wuthering heights, updated to the French countryside of the 1930's
Susanne Simonin, la religieuse by Jacques Rivette ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1966 and 2010 in French and German and held by 78 WorldCat member 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
La Nouvelle Vague par elle-même The New Wave by itself ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in French and held by 64 WorldCat member 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 )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in French and held by 58 WorldCat member 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
Ne touchez pas la hache by Jacques Rivette ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in French and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In Majorca, in 1823, a French general, Armand de Montriveau, overhears a cloistered nun singing in a chapel; he insists on speaking to her. She is Antoinette, for five years he has searched for her. Flash back to their meeting in Paris, he recently returned from Africa, she married and part of the highest society. She flirts with him, and soon he's captivated. His behavior is possessive, insistent. Then, it is her turn to become obsessed. Letters, balls, scandal, a kidnapping, and an ultimatum bring her to the cloister and him to melancholy."--IMdB
Histoire de Marie et Julien [The story of Marie and Julien] by Jacques Rivette ( Visual )
23 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This drama tells the story of Julien, a reclusive antique clock restorer and the beautiful, enigmatic Marie with whom he once shared an intense, passionate love affair
Haut, bas, fragile by Jacques Rivette ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A luminously unique romantic musical set in summertime Paris. In beautiful sun drenched streets, cafes and parks three young lives intersect and are changed by an artist, a mystery, and a gun."--Container
Paris nous appartient Paris belongs to us ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in French and held by 40 WorldCat member 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 )
3 editions published between 1960 and 1988 in French and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this French New Wave film, a group of students discover a fascist conspiracy in Paris
 
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Alternative Names
Rivette, J.
Rivette, Jacques
リヴェット, ジャック
Languages
French (286)
English (26)
German (19)
Italian (6)
Japanese (3)
Danish (1)
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