Pierre Rissient: Man of Cinema (2008)

Pierre Rissient: Man of Cinema
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating None
Runtime 1hr 50mins.
Genres Documentary, Historical, Biopic
Keywords cinema, filmmaking
Status Released
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Quentin Tarantino Actor n/a 1 1000025
Bertrand Tavernier Actor n/a 1 1000026
James Toback Actor n/a 1 1000027
David Stratton Actor n/a 1 1000024
Oliver Stone Actor n/a 1 1000023
Nicolas Pariser Actor n/a 1 1000020
Sydney Pollack Actor n/a 1 1000021
Jerry Schatzberg Actor n/a 1 1000022
Edward Yang Actor n/a 1 1000028
Todd McCarthy Director n/a 2 2000001
Glenn Myrent Camera n/a 120798 6000004
James Taylor Editor n/a 172 7000001
Bob Bronow Rerecording Mixer n/a 120856 14000001
Alexis Bloom Camera n/a 120798 6000003
Todd McCarthy Cinematographer n/a 402 6000002
Todd McCarthy Producer n/a 3 3000001
Gary Graver Cinematographer n/a 402 6000001
Dusan Makavejev Actor n/a 1 1000019
Serge Losique Actor n/a 1 1000018
Michel Ciment Actor n/a 1 1000006
Al Clark Actor n/a 1 1000007
Clint Eastwood Actor n/a 1 1000008
Jane Campion Actor n/a 1 1000005
Charles Burnett Actor n/a 1 1000004
Olivier Assayas Actor n/a 1 1000002
John Boorman Actor n/a 1 1000003
Pierre Edelman Actor n/a 1 1000009
Derek Elley Actor n/a 1 1000010
Werner Herzog Actor n/a 1 1000015
Gilles Jacob Actor n/a 1 1000016
Abbas Kiarostami Actor n/a 1 1000017
Buck Henry Actor n/a 1 1000014
Rolf de Heer Actor n/a 1 1000013
Thierry Fremaux Actor n/a 1 1000011
Christine Hakim Actor n/a 1 1000012
Pierre Rissient Actor n/a 1 1000001
Synopsis
The least known massively influential person in international cinema, Pierre Rissient is a samurai warrior on behalf of the films he believes in. Instigator of the Cercle MacMahon, assistant director on "Breathless," champion of blacklisted filmmakers, confidant of Ford and Walsh, Hawks and Lang, Pierre was the first to detect the potential of Clint Eastwood, director, brought Chinese cinema to Cannes with "Touch of Zen," discovered Jane Campion and has been a key behind-the-scenes figure in Cannes for more than forty years; he is also the only person who can circulate freely in the Palais du Festival at all hours in a t-shirt. In this film, surrounded by those he has promoted through the years, Pierre Rissient himself finally moves into the spotlight.
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