Jacqueline Veuve

Cinéaste et ethnologue (1930-2013)

Selection of films (synoptical view of the films by subject) back    


The little lady of the Capitole

2005. DVCAM - Beta digital, colour, 55 min.

Lucienne Schnegg is a little woman brimming with energy. At 80, she remains at the helm of the cinema Capitole. Hired as a secretary in 1949, she has become the heir of the movie house and its very soul. Cashier, cleaning woman and manager all in one, she tells us about her cinema, the grandest, the largest and the oldest of Lausanne. Right after the war, 25 people, including six ushers in … [to the detail page]

Delphine Seyrig. Portrait of a Comet

2000. Beta, VHS, colour, 52 min.

Delphine Seyrig, an outstanding woman and actress died on October 15 1990. She played in 34 movies from «Last Year at Marienbad» by Alain Resnais to Marguerite Duras’ «India Song», as well as 13 TV features and 33 plays. Jacqueline Veuve, film director and a friend of Delphine Seyrig, wanted to break the silence surrounding her memory by making a documentary that traces with emotion and … [to the detail page]

Swiss Emotions

1991. 35mm, b/w, 30 min.

This montage was spliced together from the archives of all the films made in Switzerland and is part of a series of twelve films about Swiss cinema done at the request of Freddy Buache, head of the Swiss Cinemathèque up to 1996. Eric de Kuyper and Jacqueline Veuve decided to particularly examine cinema of the years from 1930 to 1942.

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