For a hardcore cinephile like him, it seems that film itself was a kind of amour fou.
Fanny Ardant photo: Georges Biard, license Biography French actress, touted as France's answer to Katharine Hepburn.
Resnais's vision of the world has nothing to do with François Truffaut's or Antonioni's or Costa-Gavras's — but if you put them all together in the same room, you'd see the same energy, the same passion to fight for the very smallest detail.
Yet To Update Is Fanny Ardant, Swims? Ardant was born in Saumur, Maine-et-Loire, France to a military attaché father.
Upon graduation she took a job working for the French embassy in London from which she was sacked for poor time keeping and being dishevelled.