DIRECT. Death of Bertrand Tavernier: “He will no longer tell us his stories”, regrets Gilles Jacob

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4:23 p.m. : “Bertrand Tavernier had cinema in his blood”, writes the Cinémathèque. “He gave us the most beautiful of Voyages through French cinema”, says producer Gaumont. The world of cinema mourns Bertrand Tavernier. Follow our live.

4:03 p.m. : Should we remember that Bertrand Tavernier has been nominated many times for the Caesar. He will have received five:

• two César for best director for Let the party begin and Captain Conan

• three César for best screenplay for Let the party begin, The Judge and the Assassin, and Sunday in the countryside.

4:30 p.m. : “Un true traveling companion “, salutes the director Jean-Paul Salomé. “He will no longer tell us his stories”, already regrets Gilles Jacob, the former president of the Cannes Film Festival. The world of cinema mourns Bertrand Tavernier.

3:50 p.m. : A movie buff since he was 12, a former critic who became Stanley Kubrick’s press officer … In short, it’s difficult to summarize in a few words the career of Bertrand Tavernier. Our journalist Jacky Bornet tells you a lot more here.French director Bertrand Tavernier at the Marrakech International Film Festival in December 2019 (FADEL SENNA / AFP)

3:49 p.m. : Another part of my youth which flies away … Have a good trip Mr Tavernier and thank you for all these extraordinary films.

3:44 p.m. : Goodbye up there! Hi artist.

3:36 p.m. : The Institut Lumière de Lyon, of which he was the president, in turn confirms his disappearance on Twitter.

3:35 p.m. : Nooooooooon !! 😭

3:31 p.m. : The party is over 😢 a great loss for French cinema

3:44 p.m. : How sad … a great man of cinema, a memory of cinema. Let’s pay tribute to him and reopen the cinemas to show his films!

3:43 p.m. : Tavernier, my favorite French filmmaker. Not only did he make films, but he knew the cinema. And not the type to go whining to Caesars.

3:31 p.m. : In the comments, many of you pay tribute to this key figure in French cinema.

3:29 p.m. : More recently, in 2010, he realized The Princess of Montpensier (very beautiful film in costumes, with Mélanie Thierry, Lambert Wilson and Grégoire Leprince-Ringuet).

3:43 p.m. : The Watchmaker of Saint-Paul, Coup de torchon (with Philippe Noiret), The judge and the murderer (with an exceptional Michel Galabru as a serial killer), Captain Conan (with Philippe Torreton in the trenches of the Great War) … Bertrand Tavernier, at the same time filmmaker, screenwriter, dialogue writer, producer and writer, leaves behind him an extraordinary filmography.


3:37 p.m. : The filmmaker Bertrand Tavernier died today at the age of 79, Franceinfo learned from his entourage.

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