Anouk Aimée: Claude Lelouch and Nadine Trintignant united to pay her a final tribute in complete “intimacy”

Anouk Aimée: Claude Lelouch and Nadine Trintignant united to pay her a final tribute in complete “intimacy”
Anouk Aimée: Claude Lelouch and Nadine Trintignant united to pay her a final tribute in complete “intimacy”

The funeral of actress Anouk Aimée, who died on June 18 at the age of 92, took place this Tuesday, June 25, 2024 (in the afternoon) in Paris “in the strictest family and friendly privacy”, AFP learned from those around him. The actress ofA man and a woman, Lola et The sweet life was buried in the Saint-Vincent cemetery in Montmartre, a Parisian district where she lived and died.

Claude Lelouch who had given the actress international notoriety by sharing the poster with Jean-Louis Trintignant in the legendary A man and a womanPalme d’Or in 1966, was among the relatives who attended the funeral.

Anouk, my Nounouk, left us this morning. She left to join Jean-Louis, Pierre, Francis and the others. She was my traveling companion, my lifelong friend. She gave me every chance and said yes when, as a young filmmaker, the others told me no. Thanks to her and only her, I became familiar with the light. Her silhouette and her grace will forever be engraved on a beach in Normandy. After having made the whole earth dream, now she will make the angels dream.”, he wrote on Instagram upon learning of his death.

Anouk Aimée, a great career

The director Nadine Trintignant, ex-wife of Jean-Louis Trintignant, the filmmaker Elie Chouraqui and the actors Charlotte Rampling and Richard Berry, the producer Dominique Besnehard (godfather of Samuel Benchetrit’s son) and the artistic agents Elisabeth Tanner and Sébastien Perrolat were also present.

Anouk Aimée has filmed with the greatest of Franco-Italian cinema: Jacques Demy, Federico Fellini, Marco Bellocchio, Jacques Becker and André Cayatte, who launched her in 1949 in Lovers of Verona. It had become rarer recently. But she made a moving return in 2019 to Cannes, to reform the coupleA man and a womanin a suite shot by Claude Lelouch, The most beautiful years of a life. It was also his last appearance in the cinema.

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