Quotations by Jacques Rivette
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Born: Thursday, March 1, 1928
And I took a long time to appreciate Lynch.
And the fact that I see so many films really seems to amaze certain people.
(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.
(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.
(Keywords: Impression, Doubt)
For me, the film has to be incredibly bad to make me want to pack up and leave.
(Keywords: Film, Want)
I guess I like a lot of directors. Or at least I try to.
Many filmmakers pretend that they never see anything, which has always seemed odd to me.
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.
(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.
(Keywords: History, Impression, Film)
Whereas with Sirk, everything is always filmed. No matter what the script, he's always a real director.