Jacques Rivette
Date of Birth
Mar 01, 1928
Birth Place:
Rouen, France

Biography

Jacques Rivette was one of the central figures in the French New Wave (Nouvelle Vague) movement. Along with Jean-Luc Godard, Rivette was considered the most experimental director of the movement, which his work exemplified. Like many other contemporaries, Rivette had a background in film theory, and he was also a film critic. His work involved a complex interweaving of documentary, fiction, and...