An array of French stars turned out to pay tribute to French actress MARIE
TRINTIGNANT at her funeral today (06AUG03).
Trintignant - who died last week (ends01AUG03) aged 41, after sustaining
severe head injuries in a shocking domestic drama - was buried at Paris's PERE
LACHAISE cemetery, the resting place of Irish writer Oscar Wilde and American
Her internment followed a tribute ceremony attended by her family and
friends including screen legend Catherine Deneuve.
Former Prime Minister LIONEL JOSPIN, British actress Jane Birkin and
director Claude Lelouch were among celebrities who gathered at the EDOUARD VII
theatre, where they sang songs in memory of the daughter of movie star
The actress slipped into an irreversible coma on 27 July (03) after an
incident at her hotel in Lithuania, where she was shooting a film about the
French writer COLETTE.
She died on Friday after being flown to France. An autopsy showed her
death was caused by repeated blows to the head.
Her boyfriend, singer Bertrand Cantat of the top French rock bank NOIR
DESIR, is being held in jail by Lithuanian authorities pending an