Marie-France Pisier, is a French actress, screenwriter, and director, who appeared in more than 70 films of the French New Wave. She was discovered by François Truffaut at the age of 17 and appeared in three of his films, including "Love on the Run", after which she appeared with other French directors. Ms. Pisier first came to the fore as an actress of the Nouvelle Vague movement in the 1960's and appeared in a few noted American films as well throughout her life.
Cinema! Cinema! The French New Wave. As a 50 minute documentary, Cinema! Cinema! The French New Wave perfectly portrays the cinematic revolution with insight on the lives and works of Jean-Luc Godard, François Truffaut, and other principal players in the New Wave while sharing why filmmakers such as Martin Scorsese and Arthur Penn feel the movement to be so crucial to filmmaking.