Jacques Rivette’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Mar 1, 1928

Death Date

Jan 29, 2016

Age of Death

87 years

Cause of Death

Alzheimer's Disease

Place of Death

Jan 29, 2016



The director Jacques Rivette died at the age of 87. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Member of the French New Wave movement who directed the films Celine and Julie Go Boating and La Belle Noiseuse.

His parents were Andre Rivette and Andree Amiard.



When you see the films of certain young directors, you get the impression that film history begins for them around 1980.


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


And I took a long time to appreciate Lynch.


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.


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.