Jacques Rivette

Director, Screenwriter, Critic
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Born: 03/01/1928 in Paris, , FR

Filmography

Director (23)

Out 1: Noli Me Tangere 2015 (Movie)

(Director)

Le Pont du Nord 2013 (Movie)

(Director)

Around a Small Mountain 2010 (Movie)

(Director)

The Duchess of Langeais 2008 (Movie)

(Director)

L'Histoire De Marie Et Julien 2003 (Movie)

(Director)

Who Knows? 2001 (Movie)

(Director)

Secret Defense 1999 (Movie)

(Director)

Family 1998 (Movie)

(Director)

Lumiere Et Compagnie 1995 (Movie)

featured director (Director)

Jeanne la Pucelle 1994 (Movie)

(Director)

Up/Down/Fragile 1994 (Movie)

(Director)

Duelle 1991 (Movie)

(Director)

La Belle Noiseuse 1991 (Movie)

(Director)

Noroit 1991 (Movie)

(Director)

La Bande des quatre 1989 (Movie)

(Director)

Love on the Ground 1986 (Movie)

(Director)

Hurlevent 1984 (Movie)

(Director)

Merry Go Round 1982 (Movie)

(Director)

Celine and Julie Go Boating 1974 (Movie)

(Director)

Out 1: Spectre 1974 (Movie)

(Director)

Paris Nous Appartient 1959 (Movie)

(Director)

Le Coup du Berger 1955 (Movie)

(Director)
Writer (21)

Out 1: Noli Me Tangere 2015 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Le Pont du Nord 2013 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Around a Small Mountain 2010 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

L'Histoire De Marie Et Julien 2003 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Who Knows? 2001 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Secret Defense 1999 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Up/Down/Fragile 1994 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Duelle 1991 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

La Belle Noiseuse 1991 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Noroit 1991 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Noroit 1991 (Movie)

dialogue (Writer (dialogue))

La Bande des quatre 1989 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Love on the Ground 1986 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Hurlevent 1984 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Merry Go Round 1982 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Celine and Julie Go Boating 1974 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Out 1: Spectre 1974 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Suzanne Simonin, la Religieuse de Denis Diderot 1971 (Movie)

adaptation (Writer (adaptation))

Paris Nous Appartient 1959 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Le Coup du Berger 1955 (Movie)

(Screenplay)
Actor (3)

La Memoire courte 1978 (Movie)

Marcel Jaucourt (Actor)

Paris Nous Appartient 1959 (Movie)

Party Guest in Neuilly (Actor)

Le Coup du Berger 1955 (Movie)

Narration (Narrator)
Production Management (1)

French Can-Can 1955 (Movie)

assistant director trainee (Assistant Director)

EDUCATION

Lycee Corneille

Milestones

2008

Directed "Duchess of Langeais" starring Jeanne Balibar and Guillaume Depardieu

2001

Helmed the French romantic comedy-drama, "Va savoir/Who Knows?"

1993

Rewowrked footage shot for "La Belle Noiseuse" into another, considerably different, feature film, "Divertimento"

1976

Made first two ("Duelle" and "Noroit") of planned four film series "Les filles du feu"; subsequent two films cancelled

1970

Completed the 13-hour film for French TV, "Out One"; film was never broadcast; the following year it was released in a four-hour version, edited down by Rivette

1963

Served as editor-in-chief of Cahiers du Cinema

1957

Began shooting first feature, "Paris nous appartient/Paris Belongs to Us" (released 1961)

1956

Directed first 35mm film, "Le coup du berger" (28 min.)

1952

Began writing for CAHIERS DU CINEMA upon its founding, along with Godard, Chabrol et al.

1950

Made second short film, "Le quadrille" starring Godard

1949

Amatuer short film directing debut, "Aux quatre coins" (20 min, silent, 16 mm)

Began reviewing films for the Gazette du Cinema

Moved to Paris in late 1940s

Bonus Trivia

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Rivette also served as cinematographer on short films "Berenice" (1954), "Une visite" (1955), and "La aonate a kreutzer" (1956), assistant director on "Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves" (1954) and "French Cancan" (1954), and was the subject of the documentary, "Jacques Rivette, the Night Watchman" (1990).

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Other notable directorial credits include short films "Le quadrille" (1950) and "Le coup du berger" (1950), four episodes of TV documentary "Cineastes de notre temps" (ORTF, 1964-2009) and the "Paris" segment of anthology "Lumiere and Company" (1995). 

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