Maria Schneider 1983
Documentary directed by : Elizabeth Subrin, writing credits : Elizabeth Subrin, produced by : Helen Olive, Martin Berthier, 5 à 7 Film, Manifest, Elsa Boutault Caradec, cinematography : Pasacale Marin, film editing : Jenn Ruff, sound : Nassim El Mounabbih, Abigail Sauvage, cast : Manal Issa, Aïssa Maïga, Isabel Sandoval, Amélie Prévost, Maria Schneider, France Roche, 24 mn, (2022).
The Maria Schneider's life looks like a script of a drama movie. Born natural child from the actor Daniel Gélin and the mannequin Marie - Christine Schneider and also sister from the actress Fiona Gélin she has never been recognized by her father who never tries seeing her anymore. Maria spends time on movie sets and succeeds wit the support of Alain Delon and Brigitte Bardot performing as extra in some French feature movies like "L'arbre de Noël" (1968) or "Madly" (1969). She becomes to be a star with her part in the famous Bernardo Bertolucci film "The last tango in Paris" (1972) where she gives the line to Marlon Brando. This face to face between an old depressive man and a young innocent lady stays as a nightmare for her because she should play in a sodomy scene imagined by the film director and the main character just before the shooting. Maria will also does some others movies like "The Passenger" directed by Michel Angelo Antonioni in 1975 with the famous American actor Jack Nicholson building with him a more peaceful relationship but in all of the interviews she participates in the journalists speak back about "The last tango in Paris". Maria Schneider answers in 1983 to the questions of the French journalist France Roche during the TV show "Cinéma Cinémas" and says that the motion picture industry follows the only goal breaking actresses and explains that she wants to become painter. The film director Elizabeth Subrin takes back this interview and notices each words or details saying by Schneider and asks to her actresses Aïssa Maïga and Isabel Sandoval pronouncing the same including elements from their own background. This short appears as the final point of a work beginning when Subrin build her blog.