Was it really necessary to film the last moments of Lady Diana's life?
In the eyes of many Britons,
goes too far.
Across the Channel, Netflix production is once again causing controversy after the Daily Mail
photos showing a replica of the damaged Mercedes that transported Princess Diana before her death.
Crushed hood, cracked windshield, suspended dashboard... The identical reconstruction of the damaged vehicle does not pass for much, as it suggests the violence of the shock that occurred on the night of August 31, 1997, in the tunnel of the Alma Bridge in Paris.
In video, "Lady Diana died in an ordinary car accident", recalls Marion Galy-Ramounot
“I think the series featuring Diana and the car accident is in very bad taste.
The producers of
are aware that Diana has a family that will be upset even if she does not look at it”, denounces a user, under the article of
“Shame on those who profit every day from the tragic accident that took your life, Diana, and two other people.
May God forgive their thirst for fame and money”, abounds another.
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On August 31, 1997, Princess Diana and her lover Dodi Al Fayed left the Ritz by car in Paris.
Pursued by paparazzi, the driver ends up losing control of the vehicle, which then hits head-on a reinforced concrete pillar under the Alma bridge tunnel.
The accident kills Diana, but also her lover Dodi Al-Fayed and their driver Henri Paul.
Sole survivor: Trevor Rees-Jones, Lady Di's bodyguard, all of whose facial bones were shattered.
The tragic event will forever leave a scar in the hearts of the British people.
This is why anger has been running high since
confirmed to stage Diana's final journey in the sixth and final season of the series created by Peter Morgan, which will cover the period from the mid-1990s until at the beginning of the 2000's.
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However, "the exact moment of the impact of the crash will not be shown," warned a spokesperson for the platform to the
on October 17.
According to information collected by the
site at the same time,
will relate the events that occurred before and after the collision.
"It's about when the car leaves the Ritz after midnight with the paparazzi in pursuit, and then the British Ambassador to France springs into action with the Foreign Office and the constitutional consequences that follow," explained the source to the media.
, then Prince Charles - played by Dominic West - will then be filmed on a plane to Paris to pick up the princess's coffin.
This final burst of episodes will only see the light of day at the end of 2023.