„Unlike storybook heroes and heroines but like many actual heroes and heroines, she was something of a social outcast. (As Simone Weil noted, it was the people with irregular and embarrassing histories who were often the heroes of the Resistance in the Second World War; the proper middle-class people may have felt they had too much to lose.)“
— Pauline Kael, livro State of the Art
State of the Art (1985), "Busybody," review of Silkwood (1984-01-09), p. 107.