In 2022, we have lost two significant French movie icons, Jean-Louis Trintignant, the man appeared in more than 200 films with a career spanning across seven decades and Jean-Luc Godard, the legendary Franco-Swiss director of the French New Wave. In the beginning of the year, Gaspard Ulliel passed away at only 37 years old.
The honour was ours to have welcomed Gaspard Ulliel in 2014 Hong Kong French Film Festival. Gaspard Ulliel was kind and dedicated to promoting French films to Hong Kong cinephiles. In light of the loss of the three significant French movie actors and director, a selection of 9 films is dedicated to the memory of Jean-Louis Trintignant, Gaspard Ulliel and Jean-Luc Godard. The selection of the works of Jean-Louis Trintignant includes My Night At Maud's (Ma nuit chez Maud), A Man and a Woman (Un homme et une femme), The Best Years of a Life (Les plus belles années d'une vie), and Amour. In memory of Jean-Luc Godard, the classics Breathless (À bout de souffle) and Pierrot le Fou will be screened. A Very Long Engagement (Un long dimanche de fiançailles) by Jean-Pierre Jeunet and It’s Only The End Of The World (Juste la fin du monde) by Xavier Dolan will be presented in honor of Gaspard Ulliel.