The Beautiful Troublemaker

a JACQUES RIVETTE picture

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Title

The Beautiful Troublemaker

Director

Jacques Rivette

Producer

Martine Marignac

Nationality

France

Year

1991

Duration

240'

Language

French

Format

Mono

Ratio

1.85

Original Title

La Belle Noiseuse

Synopsis

Synopsis


Since abandoning painting 10 years ago, famous artist Edouard Frenhofer lives quietly with his wife in the countryside of southern France. When visited by a young painter and his girlfriend Marianne, Frenhofer is inspired to start working again on his masterpiece: The Beautiful Troublemaker. He chooses Marianne to replace his wife as model. A stunning study of the artistic process and its obsessions. With paintings by Bernard Dufour.

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Press

"Rivette has presented us with something rare and essential."

THE WASHINGTON POST

Festivals
& Awards

Cannes International Film Festival
Grand Prize
Prize of the Ecumenical Jury – Special Mention

César Awards
Nominee

French Syndicate of Cinema Critics
Critics Award for Best Film

Kinema Junpo Awards
Best Foreign Language Film

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards
Best Foreign Film

Cast & Crew

Michel Piccoli
Jane Birkin
Emmanuelle Béart
David Burnstein
Gilles Arbona
Marianne Denicourt
Director Jacques Rivette
Scriptwriters Jacques Rivette, Pascal Bonitzer, Christine Laurent
Dialogues Pascal Bonitzer, Christine Laurent
Producer Martine Marignac
Cinematography William Lubtchansky
Editing Nicole Lubtchansky
Sound Florian Eidenbenz
Music Igor Stravinsky

Releases

France - Pierre Grise Distrib

04.09.1991

USA - Cohen Media Group

02.10.1991

Germany - Flax Film

09.01.1992