Marie Rivière

Montreuil, Seine-Saint-Denis (1956). French actress and filmmaker. She is one of the most prominent muses of Éric Rohmer, with whom she has worked on numerous occasions, both in film and on television. He has also shot under the orders of François Ozon, Alain Resnais or Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, among others. In 1988 he wrote the autobiographical book Un amour aux assises. Her leading role in Le Rayon vert (Éric Rohmer, 1984) earned her the Pasinetti award for best actress at the Venice Film Festival.

Interview: Joxean Fernández

Director of the Basque Film Library since December 2010 and member of the San Sebastián International Film Festival Management Committee since January 2011, he is a tenured lecturer (currently on extended leave of absence) at the University of Nantes and a specialist in Contemporary History and the History of Film. He has a PhD from the University of Zaragoza and the University of Nantes, writing his co-supervised doctoral thesis on Film and the Civil War in the Basque Country (1936-2006).

Joxean Fernández

18 min.


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