Search results for "Jacques Rivette"


Céline et Julie vont En Bateau (1974)

A mysteriously linked pair of young women find their daily lives pre-empted by a strange boudoir melodrama that plays itself out in a hallucinatory parallel reality.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Fantasy • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Jacques Rivette
CAST:  Juliet Berto  •  Dominique Labourier  •  Bulle Ogier  •  Marie-France Pisier

La Belle Noiseuse (1991) RT 100% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Jul 2004

The former famous painter Frenhofer lives quietly with his wife on his countryside residence in the French Provence. When the young artist Nicolas visits him with his ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Jacques Rivette
CAST:  Michel Piccoli  •  Jane Birkin  •  Emmanuelle Béart  •  Marianne Denicourt

Out 1 (1971)

While two dueling theater groups rehearse plays by Aeschylus, two solitary individuals wander the Parisian streets hustling the populace for cash and unravel a conspiracy.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Jacques Rivette  •  Suzanne Schiffman
CAST:  Michèle Moretti  •  Hermine Karagheuz  •  Pierre Baillot  •  Marcel Bozonnet

L'amour fou (1969) RT 100% / Audience 94%

L'Amour Fou follows the dissolution of the marriage between Claire, an actress (played by Bulle Ogier), and Sebastien, her director (Jean-Pierre Kalfon).  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jacques Rivette
CAST:  Bulle Ogier  •  Jean-Pierre Kalfon  •  Josee Destoop  •  Celia

Lumière and Company (1995)

40 international directors were asked to make a short film using the original Cinematographe invented by the Lumière Brothers, working under conditions similar to those of ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Documentary • Drama
DIRECTION:  David Lynch  •  Spike Lee  •  James Ivory  •  Andrei Konchalovsky  •  Liv Ullmann  •  Peter Greenaway  •  Lasse Hallström  •  Bigas Luna  •  Gabriel Axel  •  Merzak Allouache  •  Patrice Leconte  •  Cédric Klapisch  •  Costa-Gavras  •  Michael Haneke  •  Theo Angelopoulos  •  Wim Wenders  •  Fernando Trueba  •  John Boorman  •  Claude Miller  •  Raymond Depardon  •  Abbas Kiarostami  •  Alain Corneau  •  Zhang Yimou  •  Claude Lelouch  •  Lucian Pintilie  •  Arthur Penn  •  Vicente Aranda  •  Jacques Rivette  •  Helma Sanders-Brahms  •  Youssef Chahine  •  Régis Wargnier  •  Francis Girod  •  Idrissa Ouedraogo  •  Jerry Schatzberg  •  Hugh Hudson  •  Ismail Merchant  •  Gaston Kaboré  •  Jaco Van Dormael  •  Sarah Moon  •  Nadine Trintignant  •  Yoshishige Yoshida
CAST:  Jeffe Alperi  •  Romane Bohringer  •  Bruno Ganz  •  Ticky Holgado

The Gang of Four (1989)

Four inseparable high-school seniors gain from each other the courage to face the harsh realities of their rapidly approaching adulthood.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Jacques Rivette
CAST:  Bulle Ogier  •  Benoît Régent  •  Fejria Deliba  •  Laurence Côte

Le Pont du Nord (1982) RT 100% / Audience 77%

Marie, is just out from prison when she runs into Baptiste a young paranoid needing companionship. In their pursuit of a mysterious briefcase carried by Marie's former lover, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Jacques Rivette
CAST:  Bulle Ogier  •  Pascale Ogier  •  Pierre Clémenti  •  Jean-François Stévenin

Duelle (1976)

The Daughter of the Moon battles the Daughter of the Sun over a magical diamond that will allow the winner to remain on Earth, specifically in modern day Paris.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy • Mystery • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jacques Rivette
CAST:  Juliet Berto  •  Bulle Ogier  •  Nicole Garcia  •  Claire Nadeau

Joan the Maiden, Part 1: The Battles (1994)

A part of Joan of Arc's life. At the beginning, Jeanne (Joan) has already left Domremy, she is trying to convince a captain to escort her to the Dauphin. It ends during ...  (more)

GENRES: History
DIRECTION:  Jacques Rivette
CAST:  Sandrine Bonnaire  •  Tatiana Moukhine  •  Baptiste Roussillon  •  Jean-Marie Richier

Noroît (1976)

After her brother was killed by a notorious all-female pirate gang, Morag dedicates her life to bringing the murderers to justice. Soon, she has become an important member of ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Jacques Rivette
CAST:  Bernadette Lafont  •  Geraldine Chaplin  •  Kika Markham  •  Babette Lamy




Wuthering Heights (1985) RT Audience 84%

DVD release: Oct 2009

Rivette's unique take on Bronte's famous novel "Wuthering Heights".  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jacques Rivette
CAST:  Fabienne Babe  •  Lucas Belvaux  •  Sandra Montaigu  •  Olivier Cruveiller

Secret Defense (1998)

Sylvie, a scientist aged 30, has to dig deeper and deeper into her own background.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Jacques Rivette
CAST:  Sandrine Bonnaire  •  Laure Marsac  •  Françoise Fabian  •  Christine Vouilloz

Joan the Maid 2: The Prisons (1994)

The second film covers Joan's trial and the end of her life.  (more)

GENRES: History
DIRECTION:  Jacques Rivette
CAST:  Sandrine Bonnaire  •  André Marcon  •  Jean-Louis Richard  •  Marcel Bozonnet

Fool's Mate (1956)

Claire (Virginie Vitry) is a chic young Parisian woman married to a somewhat older husband, Claude (Jean-Claude Brialy). As this 28-minute trifle opens, she leaves her husband ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Jacques Rivette
CAST:  Virginie Vitry  •  Anne Doat  •  Jean-Claude Brialy  •  Jacques Doniol-Valcroze

Out 1: Spectre (1972) RT Audience 90%

Out 1: Spectre begins as nothing more than scenes from Parisian life; only as time goes by do we realize that there is a plot—perhaps playful, perhaps sinister—that implicates ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jacques Rivette
CAST:  Juliet Berto  •  Jean-Pierre Léaud  •  Bulle Ogier  •  Françoise Fabian

Around a Small Mountain (2009)

Biopic based on the life of author Raymond Roussel.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Foreign • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jacques Rivette
CAST:  Jane Birkin  •  Sergio Castellitto  •  André Marcon  •  Jacques Bonnaffé

Don't Touch the Axe (2007)

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 ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jacques Rivette
CAST:  Jeanne Balibar  •  Guillaume Depardieu  •  Bulle Ogier  •  Michel Piccoli

The Story of Marie and Julien (2003) RT 50% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Jul 2005

Julien lives alone with his cat. He dreams of Marie, and a few minutes later, he sees her on the street and makes a date. He asks her to move in with him, and she does. Her ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy • Mystery • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jacques Rivette
CAST:  Emmanuelle Béart  •  Anne Brochet  •  Bettina Kee  •  Olivier Cruveiller

Paris Belongs to Us (1961)

A young woman joins a theatrical troupe where she slowly believes that the director is involved with a secret group and that he is in grave danger.  (more)

GENRES: Mystery
DIRECTION:  Jacques Rivette
CAST:  Betty Schneider  •  Giani Esposito  •  Françoise Prévost  •  Daniel Crohem