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Jean-Paul Belmondo and his son Paul (back) at the funeral of Jean Rochefort in the church of Saint-Thomas d’aquin in Paris, on October 13, 2017
The 7th Art-as French is found to a final farewell to the actor so loved.
The religious ceremony in the honour of the actor Jean Rochefort, who died on October 9 at the age of 87, was held Friday, October 13, at the church of Saint-Thomas d’aquin in Paris, in the 7th district. Before being buried in a private ceremony, the actor to the three Caesar was celebrated by his family, in the presence of many personalities and anonymous. The world of French cinema, who has starred in almost 150 films and earned three César, was the appointment of this last farewell.
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Jean-Paul Belmondo and Pierre Vernier, who was part of the “band of the Conservatory” that was so Jean Rochefort, the ceremony was attended by a heavy heart. The shows Bébel had expressed her sadness in Paris Match and during this painful day, he was sustained by his son Paul and his wife Luana. His partner in the diptych of Yves Robert’s An elephant that misleads enormously and We will go all to heaven, Guy Bedos, attended the mass, as well as the director Patrice Leconte, who had led seven times at the cinema.
The dandy French had built beautiful friendships well-known with Guillaume Canet and Edouard Baer, but also with Mylène Farmer, came with his companion, Benoît Di Sabatino. Sandrine Kiberlain, who played with him in Florida, was present, as well as Alain Souchon and his son Charles, Jacques Fabbri, Antoine de Caunes, Charles Berling, Alain Terzian, Léa Drucker, Robert Hossein and his wife Candice Patou, Philippe Caroit, Nicolas Canteloup, Daniel Lauclair, Jacques Perrin and Laurence Piquet, Vincent Delerm, Frédérique Bredin and Roxane Depardieu. The actress and director Nicole Garcia, mother of Pierre Rochefort, also attended the mass.
In the crowded church open to the public, the ceremony began by a few words spoken by one of the daughters of Jean Rochefort, Leniency, before Edouard Baer will succeed him to tell a few anecdotes, according to the wishes of the deceased, reports AFP. The actor hellion has managed to extract a few laughs to the audience, including : “I was a pedestrian when you told me about a horse.” In his homily, Father Guy Poisley stressed about Jean Rochefort, who died in the night from Sunday to Monday, at the age of 87, “its elegance imbued with a simplicity that made the good”, under the eyes of her five children, and his girlfriend Françoise in the first place.
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