The 77-year-old actress could be on the Croisette in July according to The Parisian. His film In his lifetime is expected to appear in the official selection. Answer Thursday.
She is going better. A year and a half after having a stroke, Catherine Deneuve even goes “very very good”, according to his entourage who confided in Parisian . In November 2019, the shooting of Emmanuelle Bercot’s film, In his lifetime, had been interrupted because of the cardiovascular accident of the actress of 77 years. A few months later, after having rested, Catherine Deneuve had returned to the sets to finish the shooting of this film telling the story of a son (Benoît Magimel) condemned by cancer and of his mother, played by the actress.
According to The Parisian, this feature film could even earn Catherine Deneuve to appear at the Cannes Film Festival this summer. “Professionals who have discovered In his lifetime in preview do not see how the festival could miss this great American melodrama », reports the daily. Catherine Deneuve has already participated in two films directed by Emmanuelle Bercot, She leaves and Heads up, in which Benoît Magimel already played. The eventual fate of their last collaboration in Cannes will be known on June 3, the day of the announcement of the films in the official selection.
While waiting to know if Catherine Deneuve will join the Croisette for this 74th edition of the festival, scheduled for July 6 to 17, her relatives are impressed by her rapid recovery. “It’s a miracle, believes Pierre Lescure, president of the Cannes film festival, who was also the actress’ companion in the 1980s. It’s always great news when someone can get back to work a few months after a stroke, which leaves so many people behind. ” Catherine Deneuve has also quit smoking, and now appears with “A thick red electronic cigarette“, according to The Parisian.
And even at 77, the time to retire does not seem close to ringing. Once In his lifetime completed, Catherine Deneuve shot the film in Brussels Saint Habib by Benoît Marriage, in which she plays the leading role.