The actress Anouk Aimée, muse of Jacques Demy and Claude Lelouch, died at 92 | EUROtoday

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HASnouk Aimée, revealed by Jacques Demy within the Sixties, and who had toured underneath the route of Agnès Varda and Federico Fellini, died on the age of 92, in Paris, this Tuesday, June 18. She notably fashioned a legendary couple with Jean-Louis Trintignant, within the unforgettable A person and a girl by Claude Lelouch, carried by the intoxicating music of Francis Lai.

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Anouk Aimée had toured with the best, however that is certainly her position in A person and a girl which introduced him worldwide fame in 1967. A cult movie, an unforgettable character, Anne Gauthier, for which she obtained a Golden Globe and an Oscar nomination for greatest actress, reverse Elizabeth Taylor who was awarded for the movie Who's afraid of Virginia Wolf?.

However, the Césars didn’t ignore her: she was nominated in the most effective actress class in 1979 for the movie My past love by Élie Chouraqui who was additionally his companion (Romy Schneider was rewarded that 12 months) and obtained an honorary César in 2002.

International fame

Born in 1932 in Paris underneath the identify Nicole Dreyfus – her dad and mom have been actors – Anouk Aimée was noticed on the age of 14 in a restaurant and from then on labored for Marcel Carné, André Cayatte, Julien Duvivier (in Pot-Bouille), Jacques Becker and even for Jean-Pierre Mocky.

But Europe known as her, captivated by her magnificence: she then toured in England, Germany and Italy with De Sica, Dino Risi and Bertolucci. She additionally met the Greek director Nikos Papatakis, whom she married in 1951 and with whom she had a daughter, Manuela.

It was underneath the route of Federico Fellini that the actress made her mark. In The good life first then in Eight and a half, alongside Marcello Mastroianni. His profession took off: Jacques Demy entrusted him with the main position of the extraordinary Lola (it's 1961).

Then in 1966, the couple she fashioned with Jean-Louis Trintignant in A person and a girl by Lelouch brings her definitively into the Pantheon of cinema and opens the doorways to Hollywood the place she is going to shoot for Sidney Lumet or George Cukor.

With Claude Lelouch, she is going to tour And if we needed to do it once morein 1976, then A person and a girl: twenty years Already, by which she discovered Jean-Louis Trintignant. His final look within the cinema dates again to 2019 in The Most Beautiful Years of a Lifethird opus within the collection, offered on the Cannes Film Festival.