Jean-Paul Belmondo dies at the age of 88
Jean-Paul Belmondo, star of ‘Assailed’ and icon of Nouvelle Vague, dies at 88 years old Belmondo was known for films such as “Bouted” (1960) and “The Demon of the Eleven Hours” (1965), both directed by Jean-Luc Godard. Watch it now on the Latest News If anyone can,
without fear of error, be called the star, Jean-Paul Belmondo certainly is one of these people. The French actor died aged 88 on Monday (6). Star of the French Nouvelle Vague, one of the most important movements in the history of cinema, Belmondo was known for films such as “Bouted” (1960) and “The Demon of the Eleven Hours” (1965), both directed by Jean-Luc Godard.
Another great movie starring Belmondo was “The Man from the River” (1964). “He was very tired for a long time, he died peacefully & quote, said the lawyer Michel. Belmondo died at home in Paris.
Until the last update of this article, the cause had not been publicized. After building an undisputed career in French cinema, mainly interpreting cold and serious men, but who enchanted the audience, Belmondo had a career change of actor. He went on to act in more popular movies.
Without a doubt, he was one of the great actors in the history of world cinema. No actor since James Dean has inspired such a feeling of identification with the public
“wrote critic Eugene Archer in New York Times in 1965. Belmondo was 28 years old and director Jean-Luc Godard 26 when the two worked on “Burned.”
In the feature, the first by Godard, the director filmed Belmondo without a predetermined script, holding the camera in hand for most of the time, and on a low budget.
With this recipe and following the guidance of improvised acting, Belmondo delivered to the world Michel Poiccard, one of the anti-heroes most loved in the history of cinema.
It wasn’t enough, “Hunted” was an of the first and most influential films of the “Nouvelle Vague” movement. Nouvelle Vague (New Wave, free translation) was one of the most important movements of Cinema history. Marked by youth and transgression to pre-set rules, low budget, and improvised acting, the movement that started in the late 1950s it transformed cinema French and worldwide.
In addition to “Hunted” and “The Demon of Eleven Hours”, are among the great films produced by the Nouvelle Vague “Hiroshima, Meu Amor” (1959), “Cl’o from 5 to 7” (1962), “Jules and Jim” (1962) and “Band Part” (1964). Belmondo was born on April 9, 1933, in Neuilly-sur-Seine, son of the renowned sculptor Paul Belmondo and the painter Sarah Raynaud-Richard.
Despite his cultured upbringing, he seemed more attracted to the world of sports than for the arts and became a great boxer in his youth. After he discovered acting, it was necessary three attempts until the Conservatory of Paris to agree, in 1952, to accept it as a student.
Even so, it wasn’t a smooth passage, and Belmondo gave up angry in 1956 after the poor reception of a conservatory jury about one of his presentations. One of his teachers said at the time: “The Mr. Belmondo will never be successful with his face of disorderly”. Belmondo’s response was an obscene gesture. sign up to follow the coverage of this and much other news. See also this other news that may be from your interest to.