This Friday, June 17, an AFP press release informed us of the disappearance of Jean-Louis Trintignant. The channels immediately changed their programs to pay tribute to the actor.
“ Mariane Hoepfner Trintignant and the family inform you of the death of Jean Louis Trintignant “, we could read in a press release published by AFP yesterday during the day. “ He died peacefully of old age this morning at his home in the Gard, surrounded by his loved ones. In accordance with his wishes, the funeral will take place in private. The 91-year-old actor had seen his name appear in the credits of more than 120 films since the start of his career in 1956. A monument of French audiovisual to which the channels had to pay homage, even if it meant upsetting their programs.
From last night, France 3 has chosen to substitute the documentary When the TV takes the air by Mireille Dumas to a special edition of the program One day, one destiny dedicated to the incredible career of ” Jean-Louis Trintignant, the elusive » from 9:10 p.m. A portrait followed by an unpublished interview that the actor had granted to Laurent Delahousse four years ago already. The tribute then continued with a classic from Trintignant, A man and a woman with Anouk Aimeewhich earned its young director Claude Lelouch the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival in 1966.
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On France 2, the 1:15 p.m. summary, Sunday will also be upset. Viewers will be able to (re)discover two reports: The France of Jean-Louis Trintignant: The women and men who shared his life as well as My best enemy: Alain Delon and Jean-Paul Belmondo portrait of two legends. Then head to Arte.fr where it is already possible to review The fight on the islande (1961) where Alain Cavalier directed Jean-Louis Trintignant and Romy Schneider alongside Maurice Garrel. The evening will finally continue on C8 which had planned to broadcast the film Without apparent mobile (1971) in which Trintignant gave the reply to Sacha Distel and Jean-Pierre Marielle.
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