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[on Delphine Seyrig
] The French film establishment never forgave her for her outspokenness. If she had not been so beautiful, so aristocratic, it might not have been so bad. But the incongruity between their fantasy of her and what she was- a total feminist activist to the end of her life- they couldn't tolerate that. She was as much of a force in our lives as on the screen, and that's something ...
In 1971, her first film Saute ma ville
(1968) premiered at the Oberhausen Short Film Festival. That year, she moved to New York, where she remained until 1972.