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Jacques Rivette
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Jacques Rivette

Mary M. Wiles


As a pioneer of the French New Wave, Jacques Rivette was one of a group of directors who permanently altered the world's perception of cinema by taking the camera out of the studios and into the streets. His films, including Paris nous appartient, Out 1: Noli me tangere, Céline et Julie vont en bateau: Phantom Ladies Over Paris, La belle noiseuse, Secret défense, and Va savoir are extraordinary combinations of intellectual depth, playfulness, and sensuous beauty. This book provides a thorough account of the director's career from the burgeoning French New Wave to the present day, focusing on t ... More

Keywords: French New Wave, Jacques Rivette, cinema, film director, radical theater

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780252036651
Published to Illinois Scholarship Online: April 2017 DOI:10.5406/illinois/9780252036651.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Mary M. Wiles, author
University of Canterbury

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