Left: Jane Birkin in Jacques Rivette's Around a Small Mountain (2009); cinematography by Irina Lubtchansky and William Lubtchansky.
Right: Anton Walbrook in Max Ophüls's La ronde (1950); cinematography by Christian Matras.
Rivette and Ophüls—ringmaster cinema par excellence. Not the same as theatrical cinema, of course. Who else belongs to this group?