Quotations by Jacques Rivette

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Born: Thursday, March 1, 1928
Profession: Director
Nationality: French


And I took a long time to appreciate Lynch.
- Jacques Rivette
(Keywords: Time)

And the fact that I see so many films really seems to amaze certain people.
- Jacques Rivette
(Keywords: People, Fact)

And Twin Peaks, the Film is the craziest film in the history of cinema. I have no idea what happened, I have no idea what I saw, all I know is that I left the theater floating six feet above the ground.
- Jacques Rivette
(Keywords: History, Idea, Cinema, Feet, Film, Theater)

Cocteau is someone who has made such a profound impression on me that there's no doubt he's influenced every one of my films.
- Jacques Rivette
(Keywords: Impression, Doubt)

For me, the film has to be incredibly bad to make me want to pack up and leave.
- Jacques Rivette
(Keywords: Film, Want)

I guess I like a lot of directors. Or at least I try to.
- Jacques Rivette

Many filmmakers pretend that they never see anything, which has always seemed odd to me.
- Jacques Rivette

Their films would probably be better if they'd seen a few more films, which runs counter to this idiotic theory that you run the risk of being influenced if you see too much.
- Jacques Rivette
(Keywords: Being, Risk, Theory)

When you see the films of certain young directors, you get the impression that film history begins for them around 1980.
- Jacques Rivette
(Keywords: History, Impression, Film)

Whereas with Sirk, everything is always filmed. No matter what the script, he's always a real director.
- Jacques Rivette







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