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A GUIDE TO THE CINEMA OF JACQUES RIVETTE

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still from Céline and Julie Go Boating

There is wide chasm between the importance of Jacques Rivette’s work and the amount of attention it receives in the USA. My aim here is to promote Rivette awareness and provide information and guidance for those who are looking to get into his stuff but unsure of how to proceed.

Intro
1. Why Care About Rivette?
2. Chronological Survey
    The Sixties
    The Seventies
    The Eighties
    The Nineties
    The Aughts
    Miscellaneous
3. The Viewing Guide
    Where to Start
    Recommended Viewing Itineraries, organized by degree of hardcore-ness
Appendix: PAL speedup and what to do about it
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