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Belmondo: funeral on Friday at Saint-Germain-des-Prés church


The national tribute to Jean-Paul Belmondo will take place this Thursday at the Invalides, announced the Elysee this Tuesday morning.

The funeral of Jean-Paul Belmondo, who died Monday at the age of 88, will take place on Friday at 11 a.m. in the Saint-Germain-des-Prés church in Paris, his advice, Me Michel Godest, told AFPTV on Tuesday. .

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"Friday 11 am at Saint-Germain church for (the) ceremony," he said in response to a question about the schedule for the burial of the star, an emblematic figure of French cinema of the second half of the twentieth century .

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The early 2000s marked the end of Belmondo's career.

Victim of discomfort on stage in 1999, he was hospitalized and forced once again to rest.

A year later, after an appearance in

Les Acteurs

, by Bertrand Blier, and the failed release of


, a film by his old friend, Philippe de Broca, Jean-Paul Belmondo suffered a stroke in Lumio, in Corsica in the house of his friend Guy Bedos.

The accident was severe and marked the abrupt end of his career.

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In 2008, physically diminished, he still shoots his last film, under the direction of Francis Huster

A man and his dog

, remake of Umberto D., by Vittorio De Sica.

Surrounded by many actor friends, it is the expected and moving return to the cinema of Jean-Paul Belmondo in a role where he does not cheat with his age or with his past as a star.

During the Venice Film Festival 2016, he was awarded the Golden Lion from the hands of the actress Sophie Marceau for the career.

In 2017, the 42nd César ceremony also paid tribute to the actor for his entire career.

The following year, he was in the spotlight at the 71st Cannes film festival with the poster from the film

Pierrot le fou.

Reunited with Anna Karina, the time of a kiss.

Source: lefigaro

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