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Abel Gance (25 October 188910 November 1981) was a French film director and producer, writer and actor.
Aeschylus (Αἰσχύλος Aiskhulos;; c. 525/524 – c. 456/455 BC) was an ancient Greek tragedian.
Alain Levent (15 September 1934 – 28 August 2008) was a French cinematographer and film director.
Alain Peyrefitte (26 August 1925 – 27 November 1999) was a French scholar and politician.
Alain Resnais (3 June 19221 March 2014) was a French film director and screenwriter whose career extended over more than six decades.
Albert Finney (born 9 May 1936) is an English actor.
Sir Alfred Joseph Hitchcock (13 August 1899 – 29 April 1980) was an English film director and producer, widely regarded as one of the most influential filmmakers in the history of cinema.
AlloCiné (ScreenRush) is a company which provides information on French cinema, especially centering on novelties' promotion with DVD, Blu-ray and VOD information.
Alzheimer's disease (AD), also referred to simply as Alzheimer's, is a chronic neurodegenerative disease that usually starts slowly and worsens over time.
André Bazin (18 April 1918 – 11 November 1958) was a renowned and influential French film critic and film theorist.
André Paul Guillaume Gide (22 November 1869 – 19 February 1951) was a French author and winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature.
André Malraux DSO (3 November 1901 – 23 November 1976) was a French novelist, art theorist and Minister of Cultural Affairs.
André Ruellan (7 August 1922 – 10 November 2016) was a French science fiction and horror writer who has also used the pseudonym of Kurt Steiner, Kurt Wargar and André Louvigny.
André S. Labarthe (18 December 1931 – 5 March 2018) was a French actor, film producer and director.
Andromaque is a tragedy in five acts by the French playwright Jean Racine written in alexandrine verse.
Anna Karina (born Hanne Karin Bayer, 22 September 1940) is a Danish-French film actress, director, writer, and singer.
Anne Wiazemsky (14 May 1947 - 5 October 2017) was a French actress and novelist.
Antoine Bourseiller (8 July 1930 – 21 May 2013) was a French comedian and opera and theatre director.
Around a Small Mountain (36 vues du pic Saint-Loup) is a 2009 French-language drama film directed by Jacques Rivette, which was his final film before his death on 29 January 2016, and starred Jane Birkin and Sergio Castellitto.
ARTE (Association relative à la télévision européenne) is a public Franco-German TV network that promotes programming in the areas of culture and the arts.
Jean Marie Maurice Schérer or Maurice Henri Joseph Schérer, known as Éric Rohmer (21 March 192011 January 2010), was a French film director, film critic, journalist, novelist, screenwriter, and teacher.
A backstage musical is a genre of musical with a plot set in a theatrical context that revolves around the production of a play or musical revue.
Bajazet is a five-act tragedy by Jean Racine written in alexandrine verse and first performed at the Hôtel de Bourgogne theatre in January 1672, after Berenice, and before Mithridate.
Balthasar Klossowski de Rola (February 29, 1908 – February 18, 2001), known as Balthus, was a Polish-French modern artist.
Barbet Schroeder (born 26 August 1941) is an Iranian-born Swiss film director and producer who started his career in French cinema in the 1960s, working together with directors such as Jean-Luc Godard and Jacques Rivette.
Beauty and the Beast (La Belle et la Bête) is a 1946 French romantic fantasy film directed by French poet and filmmaker Jean Cocteau.
The Berlin International Film Festival (Internationale Filmfestspiele Berlin), usually called the Berlinale, is a film festival held annually in Berlin, Germany.
Bernadette Lafont (28 October 1938 – 25 July 2013) was a French actress who appeared in more than 120 feature films.
Bernard Dufour (21 November 1922 - 21 July 2016) was a French painter.
Eugen Berthold Friedrich Brecht (10 February 1898 – 14 August 1956), known professionally as Bertolt Brecht, was a German theatre practitioner, playwright, and poet.
Biarritz (Biarritz or Miarritze; Gascon Biàrritz) is a city on the Bay of Biscay, on the Atlantic coast in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department in the French Basque Country in Southwestern France.
The British Film Institute (BFI) is a film and charitable organisation which promotes and preserves filmmaking and television in the United Kingdom.
Brittany (Bretagne; Breizh, pronounced or; Gallo: Bertaèyn, pronounced) is a cultural region in the northwest of France, covering the western part of what was known as Armorica during the period of Roman occupation.
Bulle Ogier (born Marie-France Thielland on 9 August 1939) is a French actress and screenwriter.
Cahiers du Cinéma (Notebooks on Cinema) is a French film magazine founded in 1951 by André Bazin, Jacques Doniol-Valcroze and Joseph-Marie Lo Duca.
The Cannes Festival (Festival de Cannes), named until 2002 as the International Film Festival (Festival international du film) and known in English as the Cannes Film Festival, is an annual film festival held in Cannes, France, which previews new films of all genres, including documentaries from all around the world.
Carlo Chatrian is an Italian journalist, author and is the artistic director of the Festival del film Locarno.
The Catholic Church in France is part of the worldwide Catholic Church in communion with the Pope in Rome.
The César Award is the national film award of France.
Céline and Julie Go Boating (Céline et Julie vont en bateau) is a 1974 French film directed by Jacques Rivette.
Celtic mythology is the mythology of Celtic polytheism, the religion of the Iron Age Celts.
Charivari (or shivaree or chivaree) or Skimmington (or skimmington ride; England) (German: Katzenmusik) are terms for a folk custom in which a mock parade was staged through a community accompanied by a discordant mock serenade.
Charles André Joseph Marie de Gaulle (22 November 1890 – 9 November 1970) was a French general and statesman who led the French Resistance against Nazi Germany in World War II and chaired the Provisional Government of the French Republic from 1944 to 1946 in order to reestablish democracy in France.
Charles Pierre Péguy (7 January 1873 – 5 September 1914) was a noted French poet, essayist, and editor.
The Cheshire Cat is a fictional cat popularised by Lewis Carroll in Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and known for its distinctive mischievous grin.
The Chicago Reader, or Reader (stylized as ЯEADER), is an American alternative weekly newspaper in Chicago, Illinois, noted for its literary style of journalism and coverage of the arts, particularly film and theater.
Chronique d'un été ("Chronicle of a Summer") is a 1961 French documentary film shot during the summer of 1960 by sociologist Edgar Morin and anthropologist and filmmaker Jean Rouch, with the technical and aesthetic collaboration of Québécois director-cameraman Michel Brault.
The Cinémathèque Française is a French film organization that holds one of the largest archives of film documents and film-related objects in the world.
Cinephilia (also cinemaphilia or filmophilia) is the term used to refer to a passionate interest in films, film theory, and film criticism.
Claire Denis (born 21 April 1946) is a French film director and writer.
Claude Henri Jean Chabrol (24 June 1930 – 12 September 2010) was a French film director and a member of the French New Wave (nouvelle vague) group of filmmakers who first came to prominence at the end of the 1950s.
A club (also known as a cudgel, baton, truncheon, cosh, nightstick, beating stick, or bludgeon) is among the simplest of all weapons: a short staff or stick, usually made of wood, wielded as a weapon since prehistoric times.
Combat was a French newspaper created during the Second World War.
Crime cinema, in the broadest sense, is a cinematic genre inspired by and analogous to the crime fiction literary genre.
Cyril Tourneur (died 28 February 1626) was an English soldier, diplomat and dramatist who wrote The Atheist's Tragedy (published 1611); another (and better-known) play, The Revenger's Tragedy (1607), formerly believed to be by him, is now more generally attributed to Thomas Middleton.
Daniel Filipacchi (born 12 January 1928) is the Chairman Emeritus of Hachette Filipacchi Médias and a renowned French collector of surrealist art.
David Ehrenstein (born February 18, 1947) is an American critic who focuses primarily on LGBTQ issues in cinema.
Deadline Hollywood, also known as Deadline.com and previously known as news blog Deadline Hollywood Daily, is an online magazine founded by Nikki Finke in 2006.
Denis Diderot (5 October 171331 July 1784) was a French philosopher, art critic, and writer, best known for serving as co-founder, chief editor, and contributor to the Encyclopédie along with Jean le Rond d'Alembert.
Dominique Labourier (born 29 April 1943) is a French actress.
Double Indemnity is a 1944 film noir directed by Billy Wilder, co-written by Wilder and Raymond Chandler, and produced by Buddy DeSylva and Joseph Sistrom.
Dubbing, mixing or re-recording is a post-production process used in filmmaking and video production in which additional or supplementary recordings are "mixed" with original production sound to create the finished soundtrack.
Duelle (Une) is a 1976 experimental fantasy drama directed by Jacques Rivette.
Edgar Morin (born Edgar Nahoum on 8 July 1921) is a French philosopher and sociologist who has been internationally recognized for his work on complexity and "complex thought" (pensée complexe), and for his scholarly contributions to such diverse fields as media studies, politics, sociology, visual anthropology, ecology, education, and systems biology.
In Greek mythology, Elektra (Ēlektra "amber") was the daughter of King Agamemnon and Queen Clytemnestra, and thus princess of Argos.
Electra (French title: Électre) is a two-act play written in 1937 by French dramatist Jean Giraudoux.
Emily Jane Brontë (commonly; 30 July 1818 – 19 December 1848) was an English novelist and poet who is best known for her only novel, Wuthering Heights, now considered a classic of English literature.
Emmanuelle Béart (born 14 August 1963)Emmanuelle Béart Fiche de la personne Retrieved 11 March 2012 is a French film actress, who has appeared in over 60 film and television productions since 1972.
Ernst Jünger (29 March 1895 – 17 February 1998) was a highly decorated German soldier, author, and entomologist who became publicly known for his World War I memoir Storm of Steel.
Euripides (Εὐριπίδης) was a tragedian of classical Athens.
Experimental theatre (also known as avant-garde theatre) began in Western theatre in the late 19th century with Alfred Jarry and his Ubu plays as a rejection of both the age in particular and, in general, the dominant ways of writing and producing plays.
A female buddy film is a type of buddy film in which the main characters are females, and the film's events center on their situations.
Feminism is a range of political movements, ideologies, and social movements that share a common goal: to define, establish, and achieve political, economic, personal, and social equality of sexes.
Fereydoon Hoveyda (فریدون هویدا. Fereydūn Hoveyda, 21 September 1924 – 3 November 2006) was an Iranian diplomat, writer and thinker.
Film criticism is the analysis and evaluation of films and the film medium.
A film director is a person who directs the making of a film.
A film society is a membership-based club where people can watch screenings of films which would otherwise not be shown in mainstream cinemas.
Film speed is the measure of a photographic film's sensitivity to light, determined by sensitometry and measured on various numerical scales, the most recent being the ISO system.
Film stock is an analog medium that is used for recording motion pictures or animation.
Fleur Pellerin (born 29 August 1973) is a French businesswoman, former civil servant and socialist politician who served as French government minister from 2012 to 2016.
Fool's Mate (Le Coup du berger) is a twenty-eight-minute short film directed by Jacques Rivette.
François Gérard Georges Nicolas Hollande (born 12 August 1954) is a French politician who served as President of France and ex officio Co-Prince of Andorra from 2012 to 2017.
François Roland Truffaut (6 February 1932 – 21 October 1984) was a French film director, screenwriter, producer, actor, and film critic, as well as one of the founders of the French New Wave.
France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.
Frédéric Bonnaud, born June 27, 1967, is the head of the Cinémathèque française and a French journalist.
The franc (sign: F or Fr), also commonly distinguished as the (FF), was a currency of France.
New Wave (La Nouvelle Vague) is often referred to as one of the most influential movements in the history of cinema.
The French Syndicate of Cinema Critics (Syndicat français de la critique de cinéma et des films de télévision) has awarded 4 prizes ("Prix de la critique", critics prize): the Prix Méliès annually since 1946 to the best French film of the year.
Friedrich Christian Anton "Fritz" Lang (December 5, 1890 – August 2, 1976) was an Austrian-German-American filmmaker, screenwriter, and occasional film producer and actor.
Gang of Four (La Bande des quatre) is a 1989 French drama film directed by Jacques Rivette.
Georges de Beauregard (23 December 1920 Marseille – 10 September 1984 Paris) was a French film producer who produced works by many of the French New Wave directors.
Georges Franju (12 April 1912 – 5 November 1987) was a French filmmaker.
Geraldine Leigh Chaplin (born July 31, 1944) is a prolific actress of English, French, and Spanish language films, the fourth child of Charlie Chaplin, the first of eight with fourth wife Oona O'Neill.
Gillo Pontecorvo (19 November 1919 – 12 October 2006) was an Italian filmmaker.
Google LLC is an American multinational technology company that specializes in Internet-related services and products, which include online advertising technologies, search engine, cloud computing, software, and hardware.
The Grand Prix is an award of the Cannes Film Festival bestowed by the jury of the festival on one of the competing feature films.
Grégoire Colin (born 27 July 1975) is a French actor, producer, screenwriter, and director.
Grundig is a German manufacturer of consumer electronics, domestic appliances and personal care products.
Guillaume Depardieu (7 April 1971 – 13 October 2008) was a French actor, winner of a César Award, and the oldest child of Gérard Depardieu.
In the United States, a hall monitor may be either a student volunteer who is charged with maintaining order in a school's corridors, or an adult paraprofessional staff member who carries out similar duties, sometimes in conjunction with other functions.
Hélène Frappat (2 September 1969 in Paris) is a French writer, translator and critic of cinema.
Henri Langlois (13 November 1914 – 13 January 1977) was a French film archivist and cinephile.
Henry James, OM (–) was an American author regarded as a key transitional figure between literary realism and literary modernism, and is considered by many to be among the greatest novelists in the English language.
The Holy Grail is a vessel that serves as an important motif in Arthurian literature.
Honoré de Balzac (born Honoré Balzac, 20 May 1799 – 18 August 1850) was a French novelist and playwright.
Howard Winchester Hawks (May 30, 1896December 26, 1977) was an American film director, producer and screenwriter of the classic Hollywood era.
Hurlevent Howling wind) is a 1985 French drama film directed by Jacques Rivette. It is an adaptation of Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights. Based on the first part of the novel and set in 1930s southern France, it starred three unknown actors: Fabienne Babe as Catherine, Lucas Belvaux as Roch (Heathcliff), and Oliver Cruveiller as Catherine's brother.
Impressionism is a 19th-century art movement characterised by relatively small, thin, yet visible brush strokes, open composition, emphasis on accurate depiction of light in its changing qualities (often accentuating the effects of the passage of time), ordinary subject matter, inclusion of movement as a crucial element of human perception and experience, and unusual visual angles.
Improvisation is creating or performing something spontaneously or making something from whatever is available.
Improvisational theatre, often called improv or impro, is the form of theatre, often comedy, in which most or all of what is performed is unplanned or unscripted: created spontaneously by the performers.
India ink (British English: Indian Ink; also Chinese ink) is a simple black or colored ink once widely used for writing and printing and now more commonly used for drawing and outlining, especially when inking comic books and comic strips.
L'Institut des hautes études cinématographiques (IDHEC; the "Institute for Advanced Cinematographic Studies") is a French film school, founded during World War II under the leadership of Marcel L'Herbier who was its president from 1944 to 1969.
Exclusivement chez Maroc Telecom ! Profitez jusqu’au 15 juin de la Recharge Multiple x12 sur les appels et internet 4G+ ! International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) is an annual film festival held in various cinemas in Rotterdam, Netherlands at the end of January.
Isidore Isou (29 January 1925 – 28 July 2007), born Jean-Isidor Goldstein, was a Romanian-born French poet, dramaturge, novelist, economist, and visual artist who lived in the 20th century.
It Happened One Night is a 1934 American pre-Code romantic comedy film with elements of screwball comedy directed and co-produced by Frank Capra, in collaboration with Harry Cohn, in which a pampered socialite (Claudette Colbert) tries to get out from under her father's thumb and falls in love with a roguish reporter (Clark Gable).
Italian neorealism (Neorealismo), also known as the Golden Age, is a national film movement characterized by stories set amongst the poor and the working class, filmed on location, frequently using non-professional actors.
The Society of the Friends of the Constitution (Société des amis de la Constitution), after 1792 renamed Society of the Jacobins, Friends of Freedom and Equality (Société des Jacobins, amis de la liberté et de l'égalité), commonly known as the Jacobin Club (Club des Jacobins) or simply the Jacobins, was the most influential political club during the French Revolution.
Jacques Becker (15 September 1906 – 21 February 1960) was a French screenwriter and film director.
Jacques Demy (5 June 1931 – 27 October 1990) was a French director, lyricist, and screenwriter.
Jacques Doniol-Valcroze (15 March 1920 – 6 October 1989) was a French actor, critic, screenwriter, and director.
Jacques Prévert (4 February 190011 April 1977) was a French poet and screenwriter.
This is a bibliography of articles and books by or about the director and film critic Jacques Rivette.
Jacques Rivette (1 March 1928 – 29 January 2016) was a French film director, screenwriter and film critic.
Jacques Rivette, le veilleur (English: Jacques Rivette, the nightwatchman) is a 1990 French television documentary film directed by Claire Denis and Serge Daney.
Jane Mallory Birkin, OBE (born 14 December 1946) is an English actress, singer, songwriter, and model.
Jean Maurice Eugène Clément Cocteau (5 July 1889 – 11 October 1963) was a French poet, writer, designer, playwright, artist and filmmaker.
Jean Douchet (born 19 January 1929) is a French film director, historian, film critic and teacher who began his career in the early 1950s at Gazette du Cinéma and Cahiers du cinema with members of the future French New Wave.
Hippolyte Jean Giraudoux (29 October 1882 – 31 January 1944) was a French novelist, essayist, diplomat and playwright.
Jean Gruault (3 August 1924 – 8 June 2015) was a French screenwriter and actor.
Jean-Alfred Villain-Marais, also known as Jean Marais (11 December 1913 – 8 November 1998), was a French actor, writer, director and sculptor.
Jean Racine, baptismal name Jean-Baptiste Racine (22 December 163921 April 1699), was a French dramatist, one of the three great playwrights of 17th-century France (along with Molière and Corneille), and an important literary figure in the Western tradition.
Jean Renoir (15 September 1894 – 12 February 1979) was a French film director, screenwriter, actor, producer and author.
Jean-Claude Brialy (30 March 1933 – 30 May 2007) was a French actor and director.
Jean-Louis Comolli (born 30 July 1941) is a French writer, editor, and film director.
Jean-Luc Godard (born 3 December 1930) is a French-Swiss film director, screenwriter and film critic.
Jean-Michel Frodon (born 20 September 1953 in Paris) is a journalist, critic and historian of cinema.
Jean-Pierre Kalfon (born 30 October 1938) is a French actor and singer.
Jean-Pierre Léaud, ComM (born 28 May 1944) is a French actor, best known for playing Antoine Doinel in François Truffaut's series of films about that character, beginning with The 400 Blows (Les Quatre Cents Coups, 1959).
Jeanne Balibar (born 13 April 1968) is a French actress and singer.
Jeanne Moreau (23 January 1928 – 31 July 2017) was a French actress, singer, screenwriter and director.
Jerzy Radziwiłowicz (born 8 September 1950) is a Polish film actor.
Joan of Arc (Jeanne d'Arc; 6 January c. 1412Modern biographical summaries often assert a birthdate of 6 January for Joan, which is based on a letter from Lord Perceval de Boulainvilliers on 21 July 1429 (see Pernoud's Joan of Arc By Herself and Her Witnesses, p. 98: "Boulainvilliers tells of her birth in Domrémy, and it is he who gives us an exact date, which may be the true one, saying that she was born on the night of Epiphany, 6 January"). – 30 May 1431), nicknamed "The Maid of Orléans" (La Pucelle d'Orléans), is considered a heroine of France for her role during the Lancastrian phase of the Hundred Years' War and was canonized as a Roman Catholic saint.
Joan the Maiden(Jeanne la pucelle) is a two-part 1994 French film directed by Jacques Rivette.
Joseph Angelo D'Allesandro III (born December 31, 1948), better known as Joe Dallesandro, is an American actor and Warhol superstar.
John Ford (February 1, 1894 – August 31, 1973) was an American film director.
Jonathan Rosenbaum (born February 27, 1943) is an American film critic.
Juliet Berto (16 January 1947 – 10 January 1990), born Annie Jamet, was a French actress, director and screenwriter.
Kapò is a 1960 Italian film about the Holocaust directed by Gillo Pontecorvo.
was a Japanese film director and screenwriter.
L'Amour fou is a 1969 movie directed by Jacques Rivette, who also co-wrote the script with Marilù Parolini.
La Belle Noiseuse is a 1991 film directed by Jacques Rivette and starring Michel Piccoli, Jane Birkin, and Emmanuelle Béart.
La Comédie humaine (The Human Comedy) is the title of Honoré de Balzac's (1799–1850) multi-volume collection of interlinked novels and stories depicting French society in the period of the Restoration (1815-1830) and the July Monarchy (1830–1848).
La Dépêche, formally La Dépêche du Midi, is a regional daily newspaper published in Toulouse in south-west France with 17 editions for different areas of the Midi-Pyrénées region.
La Duchesse de Langeais is an 1834 novel by French author Honoré de Balzac (1799-1850) and included in the Scènes de la vie parisienne section of his novel sequence La Comédie humaine.
La Religieuse (The Nun or Memoirs of a Nun) is an 18th-century French novel by Denis Diderot.
LA Weekly is a free weekly alternative newspaper in Los Angeles, California.
Laurence Côte (born 11 February 1966) is a French actress and writer.
Le Beau Serge (meaning "Handsome Serge") is a French film directed by Claude Chabrol, released in 1958.
Le Chef-d’œuvre inconnu (English "The Unknown Masterpiece") is a short story by Honoré de Balzac.
Le Figaro is a French daily morning newspaper founded in 1826 and published in Paris.
Le Figaro Magazine is a French language weekly news magazine published in Paris, France.
Le Havre, historically called Newhaven in English, is an urban French commune and city in the Seine-Maritime department in the Normandy region of northwestern France.
Le Monde (The World) is a French daily afternoon newspaper founded by Hubert Beuve-Méry at the request of Charles de Gaulle (as Chairman of the Provisional Government of the French Republic) on 19 December 1944, shortly after the Liberation of Paris, and published continuously since its first edition.
Le Pont du Nord is a 1981 French film directed by Jacques Rivette.
Le Signe du lion (The Sign of Leo) is a black and white French drama film directed by Éric Rohmer, which was filmed on location in Paris in the summer of 1959 but not released until May 1962.
Les Dames du Bois de Boulogne (French for "The Ladies of the Bois de Boulogne") is a 1945 French film directed by Robert Bresson.
Les films du losange is a film production company founded by Barbet Schroeder and Éric Rohmer in 1962.
Les Rendez-vous de Paris is a 1995 portmanteau French film directed by Éric Rohmer.
Leslie Claire Margaret Caron (born 1 July 1931) is a Franco-American actress and dancer who appeared in 45 films between 1951 and 2003.
Lettrism is a French avant-garde movement, established in Paris in the mid-1940s by Romanian immigrant Isidore Isou.
Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (27 January 1832 – 14 January 1898), better known by his pen name Lewis Carroll, was an English writer, mathematician, logician, Anglican deacon, and photographer.
Libération (popularly known as Libé), is a daily newspaper in France, founded in Paris by Jean-Paul Sartre and Serge July in 1973 in the wake of the protest movements of May 1968.
The Locarno Festival (formerly called the Festival del film Locarno and commonly referred to as the Locarno Film Festival) is an annual film festival held every August in Locarno, Switzerland.
Lotte H. Eisner (5 March 1896, Berlin – 25 November 1983, Paris) was a German-French writer, film critic, archivist and curator.
Louis Pierre Althusser (16 October 1918 – 22 October 1990) was a French Marxist philosopher.
Louis Antoine Léon de Saint-Just (25 August 176728 July 1794) was a military and political leader during the French Revolution.
Love on the Ground (L'Amour par terre) is a 1984 French film directed by Jacques Rivette.
Lucas Belvaux (born 14 November 1961) is a Belgian actor and film director.
Luigi Pirandello (28 June 1867 – 10 December 1936) was an Italian dramatist, novelist, poet, and short story writer whose greatest contributions were his plays.
The Lycée Pierre-Corneille (also known as the Lycée Corneille) is a state-owned public school located in the city of Rouen, France.
Valentin Louis Georges Eugène Marcel Proust (10 July 1871 – 18 November 1922), known as Marcel Proust, was a French novelist, critic, and essayist best known for his monumental novel À la recherche du temps perdu (In Search of Lost Time; earlier rendered as Remembrance of Things Past), published in seven parts between 1913 and 1927.
Marguerite Donnadieu, known as Marguerite Duras (4 April 1914 – 3 March 1996), was a French novelist, playwright, screenwriter, essayist, and experimental filmmaker.
Maria-Hélène Schneider (27 March 1952 – 3 February 2011), known as Maria Schneider, was a French actress.
Marianne Denicourt (born 14 May 1963) is a French actress, director and screenwriter who has appeared in more than 50 films and television productions since 1986.
Maria Ludovica (Marilù) Parolini (1931–2012) was an Italian photographer and screenwriter.
Martin Heidegger (26 September 188926 May 1976) was a German philosopher and a seminal thinker in the Continental tradition and philosophical hermeneutics, and is "widely acknowledged to be one of the most original and important philosophers of the 20th century." Heidegger is best known for his contributions to phenomenology and existentialism, though as the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy cautions, "his thinking should be identified as part of such philosophical movements only with extreme care and qualification".
Martin Charles Scorsese (born November 17, 1942) is an American director, producer, screenwriter, actor and film historian, whose career spans more than 50 years.
Marxism is a method of socioeconomic analysis that views class relations and social conflict using a materialist interpretation of historical development and takes a dialectical view of social transformation.
Masterpiece, magnum opus (Latin, great work) or chef-d’œuvre (French, master of work, plural chefs-d’œuvre) in modern use is a creation that has been given much critical praise, especially one that is considered the greatest work of a person's career or to a work of outstanding creativity, skill, profundity, or workmanship.
Maurice Papon (3 September 1910 – 17 February 2007) was a French civil servant from the 1930s.
The volatile period of civil unrest in France during May 1968 was punctuated by demonstrations and massive general strikes as well as the occupation of universities and factories across France.
A mental breakdown (also known as a nervous breakdown) is an acute, time-limited mental disorder that manifests primarily as severe stress-induced depression, anxiety, Paranoia, or dissociation in a previously functional individual, to the extent that they are no longer able to function on a day-to-day basis until the disorder is resolved.
Merry-Go-Round is a 1981 film by Jacques Rivette, starring Maria Schneider and Joe Dallesandro.
Michael Edward Lonsdale (born May 24, 1931), sometimes billed as Michel Lonsdale, is a French actor who has appeared in over 180 films and television shows.
Jacques Daniel Michel Piccoli (born 27 December 1925) is a French actor and filmmaker of Ticino descent.
The Minister of Information was a cabinet member in the Government of France from 1938 to 1974.
The Ministry of Culture (Ministère de la Culture) is the ministry of the Government of France in charge of national museums and the monuments historiques.
Mise-en-scène ("placing on stage") is an expression used to describe the design aspect of a theatre or film production, which essentially means "visual theme" or "telling a story"—both in visually artful ways through storyboarding, cinematography and stage design, and in poetically artful ways through direction.
Montmartre Cemetery (Cimetière de Montmartre) is a cemetery in the 18th arrondissement of Paris, France, that dates to the early 19th century.
The Moscow International Film Festival (Моско́вский междунаро́дный кинофестива́ль, translit. Moskóvskiy myezhdoonaródniy kinofyestivál; abbreviated as MIFF) is the film festival first held in Moscow in 1935 and became regular since 1959.
MUBI (formerly The Auteurs) is a film website that integrates a subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) service, a database, and an online magazine known as The Notebook.
The Museum of the Moving Image is a media museum located in Astoria, Queens in a former building of the historic Astoria Studios (now Kaufman Astoria Studios).
Nagra is a series of mostly battery-operated portable professional audio recorders produced by Kudelski SA, based in Cheseaux-sur-Lausanne, Switzerland.
Nathalie Richard (born 6 January 1963) is a French actress.
Le Centre national du cinéma et de l'image animée or CNC (the National Centre for Cinema and the Moving Image) is an agency of the French Ministry of Culture, and is responsible for the production and promotion of cinematic and audiovisual arts in France.
Nicholas Ray (born Raymond Nicholas Kienzle Jr., August 7, 1911 – June 16, 1979) was an American film director best known for the movie Rebel Without a Cause. Ray is also appreciated for a large number of narrative features produced between 1947 and 1963 including Bigger Than Life, Johnny Guitar, They Live by Night, and In a Lonely Place, as well as an experimental work produced throughout the 1970s titled We Can't Go Home Again, which was unfinished at the time of Ray's death from lung cancer.
Noroît (Une vengeance) is a 1976 experimental adventure fantasy drama directed by Jacques Rivette.
Old English (Ænglisc, Anglisc, Englisc), or Anglo-Saxon, is the earliest historical form of the English language, spoken in England and southern and eastern Scotland in the early Middle Ages.
Opera (English plural: operas; Italian plural: opere) is a form of theatre in which music has a leading role and the parts are taken by singers.
George Orson Welles (May 6, 1915 – October 10, 1985) was an American actor, director, writer, and producer who worked in theatre, radio, and film.
Out 1, also referred to as Out 1: Noli Me Tangere, is a 1971 film directed by Jacques Rivette.
Paris is the capital and most populous city of France, with an area of and a population of 2,206,488.
Paris Belongs to Us (Paris nous appartient, sometimes translated as Paris Is Ours) is a 1961 French mystery film directed by Jacques Rivette.
Parmenides of Elea (Παρμενίδης ὁ Ἐλεάτης) was a pre-Socratic Greek philosopher from Elea in Magna Graecia (Greater Greece, included Southern Italy).
Pascal Bonitzer (born 1 February 1946) is a French screenwriter, film director, actor and former film critic for Cahiers du cinéma.
Pascale Marguerite Cécile Claude Colette Nicolas (26 October 1958 – 25 October 1984), better known as Pascale Ogier, was a French actress.
Pathé or Pathé Frères (styled as PATHÉ!) is the name of various French businesses that were founded and originally run by the Pathé Brothers of France starting in 1896.
Ambroise Paul Toussaint Jules Valéry (30 October 1871 – 20 July 1945) was a French poet, essayist, and philosopher.
Pericles, Prince of Tyre is a Jacobean play written at least in part by William Shakespeare and included in modern editions of his collected works despite questions over its authorship, as it was not included in the First Folio.
Pierre Louis Joseph Boulez CBE (26 March 1925 – 5 January 2016) was a French composer, conductor, writer and founder of institutions.
Pierre Braunberger (29 July 1905, Paris – 16 November 1990, Aubervilliers) was a French producer, executive producer, and actor.
Pierre Corneille (Rouen, 6 June 1606 – Paris, 1 October 1684) was a French tragedian.
Pierre Carlet de Chamblain de Marivaux (4 February 1688 – 12 February 1763), commonly referred to as Marivaux, was a French novelist and dramatist.
Pierre Kast (22 September 1920, Paris20 October 1984, Rome) was a French screenwriter and film and television director.
Pierre Moinot (29 March 1920, Fressines, Deux-Sèvres – 6 March 2007, Paris) was a French novelist.
The President of the French Republic (Président de la République française) is the executive head of state of France in the French Fifth Republic.
Prometheus Bound (Προμηθεὺς Δεσμώτης, Promētheus Desmōtēs) is an Ancient Greek tragedy.
Raymond Queneau (21 February 1903 – 25 October 1976) was a French novelist, poet, critic, editor and co-founder and president of Oulipo (Ouvroir de littérature potentielle), notable for his wit and cynical humour.
Raymond Radiguet (18 June 1903 – 12 December 1923) was a French novelist and poet whose two novels were noted for their explicit themes, and unique style and tone.
Richard Brody is an American film critic who has written for The New Yorker since 1999.
Robert Lachenay (1930–2005) was a French film critic and film crew member.
Roberto Gastone Zeffiro Rossellini (8 May 1906 – 3 June 1977) was an Italian film director and screenwriter.
Roland Gérard Barthes (12 November 1915 – 26 March 1980) was a French literary theorist, philosopher, linguist, critic, and semiotician.
Rouen (Frankish: Rodomo; Rotomagus, Rothomagus) is a city on the River Seine in the north of France.
Saint-Denis is a commune in the northern suburbs of Paris, France.
Sandrine Bonnaire is a French actress, film director and screenwriter, who has appeared in more than 40 films.
Screen International is a film magazine covering the international film business.
Screwball comedy is a genre of comedy film that became popular during the Great Depression, originating in the early 1930s and thriving until the early 1940s.
Top Secret (Secret défense) is a 1998 French film directed by Jacques Rivette.
Seine-Maritime is a department of France in the Normandy region of northern France.
Semiotics (also called semiotic studies) is the study of meaning-making, the study of sign process (semiosis) and meaningful communication.
Senses of Cinema is a quarterly online film magazine founded in 1999 by filmmaker Bill Mousoulis.
Sergio Castellitto (born 18 August 1953) is an Italian actor, film director, and screenwriter.
Seven Against Thebes (Ἑπτὰ ἐπὶ Θήβας, Hepta epi Thēbas) is the third play in an Oedipus-themed trilogy produced by Aeschylus in 467 BC.
A short end is a partial roll of unexposed film stock left over during a motion picture production and kept for later use.
A silent film is a film with no synchronized recorded sound (and in particular, no spoken dialogue).
Slant Magazine is an American online publication that features reviews of movies, music, TV, DVDs, theater, and video games, as well as interviews with actors, directors, and musicians.
Slate is an online magazine that covers current affairs, politics, and culture in the United States from a liberal perspective.
Snakes and Ladders is an ancient Indian board game regarded today as a worldwide classic.
Socrates (Sōkrátēs,; – 399 BC) was a classical Greek (Athenian) philosopher credited as one of the founders of Western philosophy, and as being the first moral philosopher, of the Western ethical tradition of thought.
Sophocles (Σοφοκλῆς, Sophoklēs,; 497/6 – winter 406/5 BC)Sommerstein (2002), p. 41.
The Sorbonne is an edifice of the Latin Quarter, in Paris, France, which was the historical house of the former University of Paris.
Stéphane Tchalgadjieff is an Armenian film producer and director who worked mostly in France, who was born on 9 August 1942 in Bulgaria.
Strangers on a Train is a 1951 American psychological thriller film noir produced and directed by Alfred Hitchcock, and based on the 1950 novel Strangers on a Train by Patricia Highsmith.
The Studio des Ursulines is a cinema in the 5th arrondissement of Paris, at No.10, Rue des Ursulines.
Susan Sontag (January 16, 1933 – December 28, 2004) was an American writer, filmmaker, philosopher, teacher, and political activist.
The Sutherland Trophy was created in 1958 by the British Film Institute as an annual award for "the maker of the most original and imaginative film introduced at the National Film Theatre during the year".
Suzanne Schiffman (née Klochendler; 27 September 1929 – 6 June 2001) was a screenwriter and director for numerous motion pictures.
A taxi dance hall is a type of dance hall where dancers, usually young women, called taxi dancers are paid to dance with usually male patrons.
Télérama is a weekly French cultural and TV magazine published in Paris, France.
A tetralogy (from Greek τετρα- tetra-, "four" and -λογία -logia, "discourse") is a compound work that is made up of four distinct works.
(meaning the City Theatre) is one of the two theatres built in the 19th century by Baron Haussmann at Place du Châtelet, Paris, the other being the Théâtre du Châtelet.
The Théâtre des Champs-Élysées is a theatre at 15 avenue Montaigne in Paris.
The 400 Blows (Les Quatre Cents Coups) is a 1959 French New Wave drama film, shot in DyaliScope and the debut by director François Truffaut; it stars Jean-Pierre Léaud, Albert Rémy, and Claire Maurier.
The Austin Chronicle is an alternative weekly newspaper published every Thursday in Austin, Texas, United States.
The Duchess of Langeais is a 2007 French-Italian drama film directed by Jacques Rivette.
The Holocaust, also referred to as the Shoah, was a genocide during World War II in which Nazi Germany, aided by its collaborators, systematically murdered approximately 6 million European Jews, around two-thirds of the Jewish population of Europe, between 1941 and 1945.
The Hunting of the Snark (An Agony in 8 Fits) is a poem written by English writer Lewis Carroll.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The New Yorker is an American magazine of reportage, commentary, criticism, essays, fiction, satire, cartoons, and poetry.
The Nun (La Religieuse, also known as Suzanne Simonin, la Religieuse de Denis Diderot) is a 1966 French drama film directed by Jacques Rivette and based on the novel of the same title by Denis Diderot.
The Passion of Joan of Arc (La Passion de Jeanne d'Arc) is a 1928 silent French film based on the actual record of the trial of Joan of Arc.
The Revenger's Tragedy is an English-language Jacobean revenge tragedy formerly attributed to Cyril Tourneur but now generally recognized as the work of Thomas Middleton.
The Rules of the Game (original French title: La Règle du Jeu) is a 1939 French film directed by Jean Renoir.
The Story of Marie and Julien (Histoire de Marie et Julien) is a 2003 French drama film directed by Nouvelle Vague film maker Jacques Rivette.
The Taking of Power by Louis XIV (La prise de pouvoir par Louis XIV), also called The Rise of Louis XIV, is a French television film by Italian film director Roberto Rossellini.
The Trial of Joan of Arc (Procès de Jeanne d'Arc) is a 1962 historical film by the French director Robert Bresson.
A theatre director or stage director is an instructor in the theatre field who oversees and orchestrates the mounting of a theatre production (a play, an opera, a musical, or a devised piece of work) by unifying various endeavours and aspects of production.
Jacques Rivette (1 March 1928 – 29 January 2016) was a French film director and film critic most commonly associated with the French New Wave and the film magazine Cahiers du Cinéma.
Tite et Bérénice is a heroic comedy by the 17th-century French playwright Pierre Corneille.
Tom Milne (2 April 1926 – 14 December 2005) was a British film critic.
The traditional African religions (or traditional beliefs and practices of African people) are a set of highly diverse beliefs that include various ethnic religions.
Une Visite (A Visit) was the first short film made by 23-year-old François Truffaut.
Up, Down, Fragile (Haut bas fragile) is a 1995 French film directed by Jacques Rivette.
Va savoir (Who Knows?) is a 2001 French romantic comedy-drama film directed by Jacques Rivette.
Valéry Marie René Georges Giscard d'Estaing (born 2 February 1926), also known as Giscard or VGE, is a French author and elder statesman who served as President of France from 1974 to 1981 and is now a member of the Constitutional Council.
Variety is a weekly American entertainment trade magazine and website owned by Penske Media Corporation.
The Venice Biennale (La Biennale di Venezia; in English also called the "Venice Biennial") refers to an arts organization based in Venice and the name of the original and principal biennial exhibition the organization organizes.
Vertigo is a 1958 American film noir psychological thriller film directed and produced by Alfred Hitchcock.
William Shakespeare (26 April 1564 (baptised)—23 April 1616) was an English poet, playwright and actor, widely regarded as both the greatest writer in the English language, and the world's pre-eminent dramatist.
Wuthering Heights, Emily Brontë's only novel, was published in 1847 under the pseudonym "Ellis Bell".
The 12th Cannes Film Festival was held from 30 April to 15 May 1959.
The 19th Cannes Film Festival was held from 5 to 20 May 1966.
The 21st Cannes Film Festival was to have been held from 10 to 24 May 1968, before being curtailled due to the turmoil of May 1968 in France.
The 29th Cannes Film Festival was held from 13 to 28 May 1976.
The 44th Cannes Film Festival was held from 9 to 20 May 1991.
The 19th Moscow International Film Festival was held from 17 to 28 July 1995.
The 28th Toronto International Film Festival ran from September 4 to September 13, 2003.
The 2007 Toronto International Film Festival was a 32nd annual film festival held in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
The 39th annual Berlin International Film Festival was held from February 10 to 21, 1989.
The 66th annual Venice International Film Festival, held in Venice, Italy, was held from 2 to 12 September 2009, with Maria Grazia Cucinotta serving as the festival's hostess.
9.5 mm film is an amateur film format introduced by Pathé Frères in 1922 as part of the Pathé Baby amateur film system.