Jackie Raynal

About me

Introduction Jackie Raynal was born near Montpellier, in the south of France. She studied at Sorbonne and became an apprentice in film editing at Genevilliers Lab in Paris, becoming an assistant editor in some films, including Renoir’s The Elusive Corporal. After receiving accreditation as a Chief Editor from the Centre National de la Cinématographie, she edited several film, including Eric Rohmer’s La Boulangère de Monceau, La Carrière de Suzanne, Nadja à Paris and La Collectionneuse, and the Nouvelle Vague film in sketches Six in Paris (Paris vu par…). She made her directorial debut in 1965. Her film Deux Fois won the Grand Jury Prize at the Toulon Film Festival (1969) and the Grand Prize at the Hyères Festival (1972), and New York Story, the Grand Prize (Golden Boomerang) at the Melbourne Film Festival (1981). In New York, she was film curator at the now legendary Bleecker Street Cinema and Carnegie Hall Cinema.