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 Claude 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
(1970) by suggesting him to pair her with Jean Yanne
for a film, but this was as far as her influence on his work went. See more
A crime is awful! Think of the poor girl!
I've seen a corpse or two - their heads in the wind, cut in half, mouth open. I've seen three or four piled together. Kids with their eyes punctured. Indo-Chinese as old as Madame Tirrant completely torn to bits. I've seen pals of mine rotting in the sun, being eaten by maggots.
Butcher shop customer
Yes, war is a horrible thing. That's a fact, but murder like this - it's barbaric!
We counted corpses by the truckload, so... I'm rambling.