Mèlanie thierry pays tribute to Gaspard Ullil

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A little over a week after the ski accident that cost him his life, the funeral of Gaspard Ulliel was held.Thursday in Paris, at the SaintEustache church, her friend Mélanie Thierry was present, supported by her companion Raphaël.She then paid tribute to him on Instagram.
They had remained close since the filming of The Princess of Montpensier, 12 years ago … Thursday January 27, 2022, Mélanie Thierry had to say goodbye to her friend Gaspard Ulliel.Supported in this ordeal by her companion Raphaël, the 40yearold actress took part in the religious ceremony given in the SaintEustache church in Paris.A little later on Instagram, she shared her grief.

“It was the last meeting then, we always found ourselves not far away, rue Montmartre, rue Bachaumont, rue Montorgueil, always oneonone, and today, there were so many of us to celebrate you, Saint Eustache is a witness, you were so loved, and it is dazzling and overwhelming to discover how your group of friends, straight out of a Sautet film, or a Cassavetes film cherished you.Your little boy had the promise that will always be there for him.

After giving the rerun for the first time in La Princesse de Montpensier in 2010, Gaspard Ulliel and Mélanie Thierry had the joy of meeting again six years later on the set of La Ballerine, under the leadership of Stéphanie Di Giusto. With their companions LilyRose Depp and Soko, the two friends once again walked the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival and showed their subtle complicity .

Thursday at the Saint-Eustache church, a little more than a week after the terrible skiing accident which cost him his life, at only 37 years old, many figures of French cinema were gathered to pay a final tribute to Gaspard Ulliel : Catherine Deneuve, Louis Garrel, Léa Seydoux, Niels Schneider, Alice Taglioni, Thierry Frémaux (general delegate of the Cannes Film Festival), Alex Lutz, Ramzy, Nathalie Baye, Vincent Cassel, Amira Casar, Manu Payet… Usually discreet , Audrey Tautou also reappeared, not far from Isabelle Huppert, Vincent Lindon or even Anna Mouglalis.

But if there is one image that will remain – unfortunately – in the memories, it is that of little Orso (6 years old), the son of Gaspard Ulliel and his ex-girlfriend Gaëlle Pietri, facing his dad’s coffin …