This Friday, February 25, Xavier Dolan has planned to pay a special tribute to his friend Gaspard Ulliel during the 47th Cesar ceremony. Some don’t know it, but the Canadian director is also very close to an international singer…
From the height of his 32 years, Xavier Dolan already has a fine track record to his credit. For him, the success continues, since it is this year nominated for a César in the Best Supporting Actor category for lost illusions by Xavier Giannoli. During this 47th ceremony, the filmmaker has also planned to pay tribute to actor Gaspard Ulliel, who had an important place in his heart. Despite his young age, the Canadian director has already formed strong friendships in showbizas is the case with the singer Adele. Last year, the interpreter of Someone Like You used his cameraman skills for the music video for his song Easy on Me.
And this is not the first time that the two have collaborated in a professional setting. In 2015, Xavier Dolan had directed the clip for his hit, Hellowhich had 27 million views on Youtube, within 24 hours. For his part, the director of Mommy also could count on Adele, at the time of the filming of her film The Death & Life of John F. Donovan, released in 2018. Unfortunately, the one who recently found love was finally cut during editing. Without hard feelings, since the Canadian filmmaker and the British singer have remained friends in life.
Adele talked about her collaboration with Xavier Dolan with Léa Salamé
On the occasion ofan interview with Léa Salamé for France Inter last November, Simon Konecki’s ex returned to his collaboration with Xavier Dolan in 2015. After boasting “his creative vision and energy“, the British star nevertheless specified that she had experienced some disagreements with the director at the time of the shooting of the clip of Hello : “You know, sometimes we disagree… I hated the coat in the ‘Hello’ music video. I hated that. And there he was, ‘you’re really undermining my vision.’ But on camera it was phenomenal“, she recalled, grateful that she had had”wrong“.”I learned to trust him, to say to him: ‘fine, whatever.’ But his energy is brilliant (…) We are on the same wavelength, it is certainly one of my greatest creative loves“, she said, specifying that Xavier Dolan was “a real friend” to his eyes.
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