Catherine Deneuve recounts her stroke: “I was lucky, we were filming in a hospital!”

Catherine Deneuve recounts her stroke: "I was lucky, we were filming in a hospital!"
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During her lifetime, by Emmanuelle Bercot, marks the return of the actress to the cinema.

Last July, In his lifetime moved the audience at the Cannes Film Festival. Screened out of competition, this new dramaEmmanuelle Bercot reunite again Catherine Deneuve and Benoît Magimel,
six years later Heads up. This one plays a man condemned by the disease, and Deneuve plays his mother, devastated by this terrible news. But behind the scenes of the film, it was she who frightened the whole team, victim of a stroke in the middle of the filming. “It’s a violent thing!, tells the 78-year-old actress on the set of Day-to-day. I have had tremendous luck. For me, it was violent, fast and short, because we were filming in a hospital! (…) I was extremely lucky, it was actually quite light. With painful consequences, but quite light. “” It was therefore the return of Catherine Deneuve “, continues the presenter Yann Barthes. The star of Donkey Skin and Umbrellas of Cherbourg replies that she does indeed want to come back to the cinema after this health problem: “Yes, it was back! Now that the film is over, I wonder what I’m going to do (…) I want to go back. (…) Yes, maybe I’ll do two films a year again. Stop? But stop what? Oh no. It could have stopped me, but I decided not! ”

During her lifetime: Catherine Deneuve and Benoît Magimel moving for Emmanuelle Bercot

The accident happened precisely on November 5, 2019, in the Gonesse hospital which hosted Emmanuelle Bercot and her team. Catherine Deneuve then needed to rest for a few months. Filming was therefore stopped, then further delayed due to the Covid-19 epidemic. It finally resumed in the summer of 2020. In his lifetime will be released next week in theaters, precisely on November 24. Here is his trailer:

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