INFO CLOSER. The funeral of Jean-Louis Trintignant took place in Nîmes

According to our information, actor Jean-Louis Trintignant, who died last Friday at the age of 91 (of old age and not of cancer) was buried this Wednesday at the end of the morning at the Cimetière du Pont de Justice, in Nîmes. .

His death, Friday June 17, 2022, moved far beyond the world of French cinema. Jean-Louis Trintignant died at the age of 91as his family announced to AFP on Friday. According to information Closer, he was buried this Wednesday, June 22, at the end of the morning, in Nîmes (Gard). Funerals which took place in the prefecture of Gard, and this in the strictest intimacy, as had also wished the family of the famous actor, who was in particular the interpreter ofA man and a woman by Claude Lelouch (Palme at the 1966 Cannes Film Festival), Z by Costa Gavras (Best Actor Award at the 1969 Cannes Film Festival) and Love by Michael Haneke (César for Best Actor 2013).

Discreet and family ceremony in the presence in particular of Marianne Hoepfner, the wife of Jean-Louis, Nadine Trintignant, his ex-wife and mother of his three children, Marie (died under the blows of BertrandCantat in August 2003), Pauline (died at the age of 10 months in 1969), and Vincent. The latter very close to his father visited him regularly in the small village of Collias, near Uzés (50 kilometers from Nîmes) where the actor resided in recent years. Claude Lelouch, Charles Berling and Marc Lavoine were also present to pay a last tribute to the cinema giant.

Jean-Louis Trintignant buried in Nîmes: it is no coincidence

Richard Kolinka, the ex-drummer of the group Telephone, father of Roman, one of the four children of Marie Trintignant was also very moved during this farewell ceremony. If Jean-Louis Trintignant was buried today in Nîmes, it is not by chance. Indeed, he had lived part of his childhood with his parents, Claire and Raoul in this city. He therefore joined them in the family vault of the Trintignants at the Cimetière du Pont de Justice.

When he spoke of death, Jean-Louis Trintignant said: “Who wouldn’t be afraid of death! I find that it is necessary to speak about it like Georges Brassens in a cheerful way in Supplic to be buried at the beach of Sète. It is a better way of living than thinking about death. You have to live as if you were going to die the next moment. There is no point in denying this idea which must always be present, without becoming overwhelming”.

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