He was 37 years old. Gaspard Ulliel died on Wednesday following a skiing accident. Following the sudden disappearance of the actor, the channels immediately upset their programming. They should continue to pay tribute to him until this weekend. On Wednesday evening, Paris Première broadcast Jacquou the crunchy, a film by Laurent Boutonnat in which Gaspard Ulliel was only 22 years old. France Télévisions also announced on Wednesday the broadcast of two films with Gaspard Ulliel during the week.
Thursday evening, France 3 deprograms What binds us. The film by Cédric Klapisch with Camélia Jordana and Niels Schneider is replaced by that of Jean-Pierre Jeunet A long engagement Sunday. Gaspard Ulliel played Manech, a First World War soldier engaged to Mathilde, played by Audrey Tautou. This film earned Gaspard Ulliel his first César, that of young male hope.
“Gaspard in the Night”
For its part, France 2 will broadcast Sunday evening Sibyl by Justine Triet. This is the last film in which we could see Gaspard Ulliel in the cinema. He played alongside Virginie Efira and Adèle Exarchopoulos.
On social networks, many personalities such as Jean Dujardin, Alice Taglioni, Marina Foïs or Gilles Lellouche have posted tribute messages and photos. Director Xavier Dolan, with whom Gaspard Ulliel had shot Just the end of the world also reacted on his Instagram profile, speaking directly to the actor he directed. “It’s your whole being that transformed my life, a being that I loved deeply. I can’t say anything else, I’m emptied, stunned by your departure”.
The press also pays tribute to Gaspard Ulliel by devoting covers to him today. Release title for example Thursday morning Gaspard in the night with a full-page black and white photo of the actor, cigarette in mouth.
Gaspard Ulliel also appears on the cover of Parisian-Today in France, who calls the actor “a child prodigy of cinema”. Le Figaro, for his part, returns to the tragic end of “this secret actor”.