Alive As Long As You

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People are alive as long as you think of them and continue to be influenced by them,” she said at the time. “They are strongly alive in my daily life.

 

– Jeanne Moureau

 

(from New Wave French Encyclopedia)


Quote in Context:

 

During these years she travelled extensively for the first time, attending gala events and film festivals. She also formed Capella her own production company with a friend which produced a number of projects for television, including a profile of Lillian Gish and an adaptation of Sartre’s play Huis Clos for British television. She also acted in a number of television productions including L’Arbre (1984) and The Last Séance (1986), both of which dealt with the theme of death, a subject which preoccupied her greatly at this time with the passing of a number of her old friends including Orson Welles, Francois Truffaut and Luis Bunuel. “People are alive as long as you think of them and continue to be influenced by them,” she said at the time. “They are strongly alive in my daily life.”

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