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Jacques Rivette

Author: Douglas Morrey; Alison Smith
Publisher: Manchester, UK : Manchester University Press, 2009.
Series: French film directors.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Smith and Morrey take a thematic approach, offering detailed discussion of key elements of Rivette's film world, including games, conspiracy and jealousy as well as a study of what Rivette's cinema adds to our understanding of key theoretical concepts in film studies, such as narrative, space and adaptation.
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Named Person: Jacques Rivette; Jacques Rivette
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas Morrey; Alison Smith
ISBN: 9780719074844 0719074843
OCLC Number: 436264467
Description: x, 271 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Contents: List of plates Series editors' foreword Acknowledgements 1 Introduction 2 The art of the present and the dialectics of duration: The film criticism of Jacques Rivette 3 In the labyrinth: Narrative, conspiracy, community 4 Story as space: Space as story 5 Family secrets 6 La Regle du jeu: Games and play 7 Play, theatre and performance 8 Adaptation 9 Pushing the envelope: Bodies, love and jealousy 10 Out of time: The unconsoled in Rivette's late works Conclusion Select bibliography Filmography Index
Series Title: French film directors.
Responsibility: Douglas Morrey and Alison Smith.

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A complete survey - the first in English - of Jacques Rivette's sixty-year career in French cinema, from the New Wave to the present day.  Read more...

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This book makes a strong case for explaining what is specific, innovative and exciting about Rivette's films, focusing on his exploration of form and the relationship of artist to audience. Smith and Read more...

 
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