Death of Jean-Paul Belmondo: the channels are shaking up their program

The legendary actor has died at the age of 88.

Following the shock of the news of the disappearance of Jean-Paul Belmondo, the television channels revise their programming in haste. As of this evening, TF1 is thus postponing the launch of the A Perfect Mother series (with Julie Gayet) to offer at 9:05 p.m. Itinerary of a spoiled child (documentary follow-up Belmondo by Belmondo). Claude Lelouch’s film is Bebel’s last great success, with more than 3 million tickets sold. He earned him his only César for best actor, in 1989. A prize he never came looking for…

Jean-Paul Belmondo died at the age of 88

France 2 also upsets its grid and will broadcast this Monday evening at 9:05 p.m. Ace of aces, by Gérard Oury (1982), followed byOne day a fate with Laurent Delahousse. The channel will continue on Tuesday on a big double program with the professional by Georges Lautner (1981) and Breathless by Jean-Luc Godard (1960). Sunday, she will rebroadcast the Roll on Sunday special that was offered for the actor’s 80th birthday.

On the side of W9, we come out Cops and robbers (1979) this Monday, the first collaboration between Belmondo and Georges Lautner (with Michel Audiard in the script). The channel will then offer the documentary by Vincent Perrot, Belmondo, itinerary …, released in 2011. Tuesday, Paris Première will dedicate its evening to him with The misfit, at 8:55 p.m., and The heir, at 10:45 p.m., followed by two documentaries.

Death of Jean-Paul Belmondo: his cult interview for Première in 1995

Thursday, at 13:35, Arte will take over with Rio man, the adventure film by Philippe de Broca (1964). Sunday September 12 is The animal by Claude Zidi which will be seen on C8 (at 9:05 pm), a program which was planned before the death of the actor.

Bebel fans can also revisit his filmography on Netflix, which since November 2020 has hosted no less than 16 films with the star headlining: Léon Morin, priest by Jean-Pierre Melville (1961), Cartridge (1962), The magnificent (1973), The Incorrigible (1975) by Philippe de Broca, A man I like by Claude Lelouch (1969), The heir by Philippe Labro (1974), Stavisky by Alain Resnais (1974), Fear over the city (1975), The body of my enemy (1976), The Morfalous (1984) by Henri Verneuil, Cops and robbers (1979), The Guignolo (1980), the professional (1981) by Georges Lautner, Ace of aces by Gérard Oury (1982), The misfit by Jacques Deray (1983), Hold-up by Alexandre Arcady (1985).

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