His disappearance will leave a void in the lives of the French. This Friday, June 17, Jean-Louis Tritingnant died. Our colleagues from Parisian then spoke of his very strong ties which bound him to his late daughter, Marie Trintignant and his two grandchildren.
This Friday, June 17, Jean-Louis Trintignant left us. This movie monster disappeared surrounded by his family, at the age of 91. “He died peacefully, of old age, this morning, at his home, in the Gard, surrounded by his loved ones”, said his relatives in a press release sent to AFP. If he was an immense filmmaker, Jean-Louis Trintignant was struck down by a family tragedy in 2003 with the assassination of his daughter, Marie Trintignant, who died under the blows of her companion, Bertrand Cantat. In December 2018, the actor was kind enough to talk about his mourning, during his visit to It’s up to you.
Jean-Louis Trintignant then confided: “It doesn’t heal. For fifteen years, it’s completely knocked me down. I died fifteen years ago, with it. Nothing helps me through this phase. I’m very bad. There are a lot of things which make me think of Marie. I’m even a little embarrassed, because sometimes it’s even a little too hot. I had a close relationship with Marie…” And for good reason, the filmmaker was very close to his daughter but also to his grandchildren, with whom, he had created a ritual, according to information published by Le Parisien.
Jean-Louis Trintignant “liked to play country grandfather”
Indeed, our colleagues reveal that Jean-Louis Trintignant was very close to the children of Marie, his daughter: “In the 1980s and 1990s, Jean-Louis and Marie Trintignant saw each other a lot in Uzès, where they each bought a house. ‘Jean-Louis liked to play grandfather in the countryside: he went to pick up Marie’s sons at school when she was working‘ says Vincent Quivy”, can we read in the article of the daily newspaper. A fusional relationship with his grandchildren, now in mourning for having lost their grandfather. A new drama has befallen the Trintignant family.