What do we know about the three new complaints against the director?

The world of French cinema has been in turmoil for several months. Following various accusations brought to light by actress Judith Godrèche, director Jacques Doillon finds himself before the courts. Today, there are 3 complaints targeting this man.

Since the movement #Metoo began in the United States, several film personalities, the first of which was producer Harvey Weinstein, were marked by complaints of harassment and sexual assault. But this surge of speaking out has crossed borders to reach France. And for several months now, very damning statements have been made against various stars of the French 7th art.

Indeed, since February, actress Judith Godrèche has been devoting her whole heart to the fight against sexual violence in the world of cinema. And for good reason, she says that she herself was under the influence of directors Benoît Jacquot and Jacques Doillon from the age of 14. To continue in this battle for women’s rights, The actress produced a film called “Me too”thus referring to the movement #Metoo.

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The two directors in police custody

Following the two complaints filed by Judith Godrèche, but also Isild Le Bescoagainst Benoît Jacquot and Jacques Doillon, these men found themselves in police custody this Monday, July 1st. A announcement that shook the world of cinemabut also the lawyers of these personalities. Indeed, after this event, Julia Minkowski and Marie Dosé, the lawyers of the accused, spoke out on the case.

One of them said: “For five months now, not a week has gone by without the press reporting on the content of these accusations and the preliminary investigation devoted to them.”. Then she adds: “the presumption of innocence is flouted all day long”. However, Jacques Doillon was released after 2 days. But it seems that this affair has brought back relationships with other women regarding the screenwriter Jacques Doillon.

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Three new complaints against director Jacques Doillon

Following the uprisings of speech against sexual predators, Awareness has arisen among many women. As proof, the number of complaints has increased significantly. It started with Isild Le Besco, sister of the director Maiwenn, to file a complaint against these two men after hearing the accusations of Judith Godrèche. But this Thursday, July 4, 2024, it is still three other complaints that were filed against Jacques Doillon.

According to the magazine The worldl’French artist and former partner of Jacques Doillon, Joe Rohanne, is one of those accusatory news stories. Then, It was Hélène.M who filed the complaint for rape against the director. Finally, it is Aurélie Le Roch’s turn, French interpreter and screenwriter accuses Jacques Doillon of attempted rape. Will these new voices bring the man back into custody despite his health problems and advanced age?

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