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[on divorcing Stéphane Audran
] I found myself becoming more interested in her as an actress than a wife.
His relationship with Stéphane Audran
ended when he fell in love with his frequent collaborator Aurore Chabrol
(nee Aurore Pajot). He always liked to claim that it was Stéphane to throw him into Aurore's arms as, during the shooting of Ten Days Wonder
(1971), she couldn't attend his birthday dinner and jokingly suggested that he should jump on the script-girl instead. The script-girl was Aurore ...
Often cast frosty leading ladies in the Hitchcock tradition
The Balzac of Cinema