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on 27 Apr 2012 03:14

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Jacques Rivette's Favorite Films

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1. The Life of Oharu (1952)
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People who added this item 175  Average listal rating (93 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating 7.9 
2. Germany Year Zero (1948)

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3. True Heart Susie (1919)

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4. Sunrise (1927)
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People who added this item 97  Average listal rating (62 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating 7.7 
5. The River (1951)

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6. Ivan the Terrible, Part 1 (1945)
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People who added this item 142  Average listal rating (83 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating 7.7 
7. Ivan the Terrible, Part 2 (1958)
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People who added this item 332  Average listal rating (177 ratings) 8.3  IMDB Rating 7.9 
8. L'Atalante (1934)
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People who added this item 168  Average listal rating (95 ratings) 8.4  IMDB Rating 7.9 
9. Day of Wrath (1943)

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10. Monsieur Verdoux (1947)
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11. Mr. Arkadin (1955)


 


When you see the films of certain young directors, you get the impression that film history begins for them around 1980. Their films would probably be better if they’d seen a few more films, which runs counter to this idiotic theory that you run the risk of being influenced if you see too much. Actually, it’s when you see too little that you run the risk of being influenced. If you see a lot, you can choose the films you want to be influenced by. - Jacques Rivette (Senes of Cinema)


Jacques Rivette's Top 10 Favorite Films (circa 1962)
1.....The Life of Oharu (Kenji Mizoguchi)
2.....Germany Year Zero (Roberto Rossellini)
3.....True Heart Susie (D W Griffith)
4.....Sunrise (F W Murnau)
5.....The River (Jean Renoir)
6.....Ivan the Terrible (Sergei Eisenstein)
7.....L'Atalante (Jean Vigo)
8.....Day of Wrath (Carl Theodore Dreyer)
9.....Monsieur Verdoux (Charles Chaplin)
10...Mr Arkadin (Orson Welles)

Source: 1962 S&S Poll (Listal) and this site.

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Posted: 8 months ago at Dec 30 14:19
“You can compare only what is comparable and that which aims high enough. Mizoguchi, alone, imposes a feeling of a unique world and language, is answerable only to himself…” (Jacques Rivette)

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