1 Pictorial |
5' 5½" (1.66 m)
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[on the shooting of Hiroshima Mon Amour
(1959)] I can still feel the happiness of those days, it hasn't left me. It was so extraordinary to live that adventure.
When initially approached to direct Mademoiselle
(1966), Georges Franju
introduced her to screenwriter Jean Genet
as his ideal pick for the title role. Genet was very enthusiastic about the idea and when Franju mentioned fellow candidate Romy Schneider
, the writer stated: 'You've shown me a jewel, I won't swop it against a false pearl, and German at that'. This collaboration never saw the day and...
Often played mothers and grandmothers in the second half of her career