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Divertimento Poster
  • The fleet beauty of Divertimento largely rests on Rivette's precise definition of the narrative in La belle noiseuse. Everything that isn't part of that narrative, which proves to be a great deal, is ruthlessly suppressed, but what remains is a perfect piece of clockwork--right up to Frenhofer's last mordant line to his art dealer: "Let's get down to figures."