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"I am a Communist, certainly, but that doesn't mean I have to make films about the wheat harvest." (1971 interview with Roger Ebert)
While his wife Stéphane Audran
often stated to owe everything to him, some critics have tried to claim that it was the other way around, with Chabrol's cinema benefiting a lot from the director's encounter with the actress. Chabrol himself wasn't too fond of this take on his long partnership with Audran, stating that Stéphane had been a pivotal figure in the making of Le Boucher
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Often paid homage to Alfred Hitchcock
The Balzac of Cinema