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Birth Name: Pierre Louis Rivette

Born: 1 March 1928 Died: 29 January 2016

Country of origin: France


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Description: 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. He made two shorts (Aux quatre coins (1949) and Le quadrille (1950), starring Jean-Luc Godard); in the mid-1950s he served as an assistant to Jean Renoir and Jacques Becker; and in 1958 he was, along with Chabrol, the first of the five to begin production on a feat ... (more)
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4. The Nun (1967)
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5. Out 1 (1971) (2015)
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5. Mad Love (1969)
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The Seventh Art: Favorite Directors (14 person items)

"Rivette and those that follow embody to me the great tradition of modernist filmmaking in all its wonderful variety. Rivette's films are the most sublime exploration of theatre and cinema as domains of the creative act."


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