Director whose work dealt with issues of feminism, such as 1962's Cleo from 5 to 7.
She worked as the official photographer for the Theatre National Populaire in Paris.
Her documentary-style feature film Vagabond/Without Roof or Rule won her the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival in 1985.
Her father Eugene came from a family of Greek refugees from Asia Minor.
She was one of the five people who attended the burial of Doors frontman Jim Morrison.