Françoise Sagan (1935 - 2004) real name Françoise Quoirez – was a French playwright, novelist, and screenwriter.
Sagan talks quietly. She responds to questions with a momentary look of deep reflection, then looks straight at you as she rushes through her thoughts. She rarely disappears into a reverie or a monologue. And she does not lose herself in her thoughts. She constantly tried to find out my responses to all the issues we discussed.m not as a way of avoiding being interviewed but rather out of curiosity. She is extremely considerate and thought she had just come in from a dentist's appointment, it was hard to tell that she was in pain. Her liveliness radiates out of her very thin frame and gives her an ethereal quality. Yet her voice is deep and earthy.
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