This Thursday January 20, 2022, many personalities went to the Saint-Roch church in the 1st arrondissement of Paris to pay a last tribute to the director Jean-Jacques Beineix, who died Thursday January 13, 2022.
This is news that had aroused a wave of emotion in the world of French cinema. Thursday January 13, 2022, director Jean-Jacques Beineix died at the age of 75 following a long illness. It was his brother who announced the news to AFP. He had made himself known through his cult films such as the very famous 37°2 in the morning with Béatrice Dalle, or even Diva, The Moon in the Gutter, Roselyne and the Lions, IP5: The Island of Pachyderms, Mortal Transfer. Jean-Jacques Beineix had not released a film since 2001 and had also devoted himself to the production of documentaries such as The Children of Romania, Place Clichy without complex, Loft Paradoxe or The Gauls beyond the myth.
His death had caused a lot of emotion and many personalities had wanted to pay him a last tribute: “So many memories with Jean-Jacques Beineix His analysis of the arrival of the LOFT on the set of ONPP! His story of the shooting of 37.2 with my Béatrice. Farewell Jean-Jacques, wrote for example Marc-Olivier Fogiel on Twitter.
A final tribute
Dominique Besnehard had expressed his pain in the columns of Figaro a few hours after the announcement of his death: “I owe him everything […] He was a being both tortured and luminous […] He was someone who valued his freedom”. His family had communicated through AFP the date and place of his funeral which took place this Thursday, January 20, 2022 at the Saint-Roch church in the 1st arrondissement of Paris.
To honor his memory one last time, several personalities went to the funeral of Jean-Jacques Beineix this Thursday and among them, Béatrice Dalle, actress whom he highlighted in 37°2 le matin, actor and producer Dominique Besnehard, or even the actor seen in “What is this grandpa” but also “My baby”, Patrick Chesnais. A last sad farewell.