Gérard Darmon goes on fire Jean-Luc Godard

Gérard Darmon goes on fire Jean-Luc Godard

Gérard Darmon goes on fire Jean-Luc Godard

VIDEO – Invited in “C to you” on France 5, the actor has said all the bad things he thinks about the Franco-Swiss director.

Anne-Élisabeth Lemoine certainly did not expect this response from Gérard Darmon. The day after Jean-Luc Godard’s death, the host of “C à vous” on France 5 wanted to know if her guest wanted to say a word about the Franco-Swiss director. “I’m afraid of being a bit counter-current when I talk about this gentleman who is the director who was – well, that wasn’t my cup of tea – but most of all he is the man who was for whom my community was not very kind. , for Jews in general and for Israel in particular “began the 74-year-old comedian.

“I find his remarks absolutely inadmissible, it was anti-Semitism, Holocaust denial, revisionism. I think I was more affected by the disappearance of Queen Elizabeth than by Jean-Luc Godard, forgive me “He continued.

“It’s a bit like admiring Hitler’s paintings”

Gérard Darmon on Jean-Luc Godard

Without being interrupted by Anne-Élisabeth Lemoine, Gérard Darmon added: “I can’t admire someone who hates Jews so much, that’s not possible. This was the case with Celine. I was told to read Céline, I’ll never do it. It’s a bit like admiring Hitler’s paintings. I care, I don’t care “.

Despite his feelings, the actor wanted Jean-Luc Godard “rest in peace”. “But it’s not someone I appreciate, that I love”he stressed before admitting to love Contempt “because there is the music of Delerue”. Obviously determined to fully tell his thoughts, Gérard Darmon continued: “I didn’t like the way he treated the Jewish people and Israel. I didn’t like this way of reviewing history. That he has his own ideas of him, that he is pro-Palestinian, okay, I am also in favor in a certain way, but not what he said about it. Not to mention that in reality the Jews of the Holocaust were killed on purpose like sheep because three years later we would recognize Israel.. And to conclude: “When I think there are people who adhere to this type of observation, forgive me, I find it shameful”.

An opinion shared by Patrick Cohen. “It’s a dark side that hasn’t been much … If in the necro of the Worldsaid the columnist. “AND Publication also, as well “added Anne-Élisabeth Lemoine. “That aspect has been discussed. It is also linked to a period in his life, the late 60’s and early 70’s when he was part of the Vertov group.Patrick Cohen recalled. “2006”overtakes Gérard Darmon.


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