The Beautiful Troublemaker

by Jacques Rivette 3h58min France 1990
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The Beautiful Troublemaker
by Jacques Rivette

The former famous painter Frenhofer revisits an abandoned project using the girlfriend of a young visiting artist. Questions about truth, life, and artistic limits are explored.

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  • Emmanuelle Béart : Marianne
  • Jane Birkin : Liz
  • Michel Piccoli : Edouard Frenhofer
  • David Bursztein : Nicolas
  • And with: Marianne Denicourt, Gilles Arbona, Marie-Claude Roger, Bernard Dufour


  • Director Jacques Rivette
  • Scenario Jacques Rivette, Pascal Bonitzer, Christine Laurent
  • Original work author Honoré de Balzac
  • Photo director William Lubtchansky
  • Set Design Emmanuel de Chauvigny
  • Costume Design Laurence Struz
  • Sound Florian Eidenbenz, Bernard Leroux
  • Editing Nicole Lubtchansky
  • Producer Martine Marignac, Pierre Grise Productions
  • Co-producer Maurice Tinchant
  • Production Compagny Canal +, FR3 Cinéma, Georges Reinhart Productions

Technical information

  • Production1990
  • Release date for France06/15/1991
  • CategoryFeature film
  • ColorColors
  • LanguageFrench
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