Jacques Rivette

French film director, screenwriter and film critic

Jacques Rivette (French: [ʒak ʁivɛt]; 1 March 1928 – 29 January 2016) was a French movie director, screenwriter and movie critic. His best-known movies include Celine and Julie Go Boating, La Belle Noiseuse and the rare thirteen-hour Out 1.[1]

Jacques Rivette
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Rivette in 2006.
Born(1928-03-01)1 March 1928
Died29 January 2016(2016-01-29) (aged 87)
Paris, France
OccupationFilm director, film critic, theatrical director
Years active1949–2009
Known forParis nous appartient
Out 1
Celine and Julie Go Boating
La Belle Noiseuse
Spouse(s)Marilù Parolini (divorced)

Rivette died at his home in Paris, France from complications of Alzheimer's disease on 29 January 2016 at the age of 87.[2]


  1. Ruellan, André. "Jacques RIVETTE" (in French). Art-Culture-France. Retrieved February 6, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. "Jacques Rivette, Enigmatic French New Wave Director, Dies at 87". New York Times.com. January 29, 2016. Retrieved January 30, 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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