Gaspard Ulliel: director Emily Atef reveals the last text message she sent him on the day of his death

Gaspard Ulliel: director Emily Atef reveals the last text message she sent him on the day of his death

It was in the media, this Saturday, May 21, that Emily Atef revealed the last SMS she exchanged with Gaspard Ulliel. It was last January, the day of his death!

It is in the columns of Parisianthis Saturday, May 21 that Emily Atef, director of More than everunveiled his last exchanges with Gaspard Ulliel. A Saturday, May 21 that will surely leave a bitter taste in all those who watch the film at 75th Cannes Film Festival. Note that this feature film is the ultimate project of Gaspard Ulliel. At only 37 years old, the actor died on January 19, 2022 because ofa skiing accident in Savoie.

It is a great loss for the world of cinema whose many figures have paid tribute to the missing actor. We think in particular of the director Xavier Dolan and his speech in tribute to Gaspard Ulliel during the Caesar ceremony. The cast of the series Marvel Moon Knight also paid tribute to him. Note that the director, Emily Atef, was in the middle of editing the film when the sad news fell.

Emily Atef: “Gaspard Ulliel had great reactions to his character”

The day Gaspard diedI left him a message telling him thatthere were some nice reactions about his character“, had explained Emily Atef to the Parisian. Note that in the film, Gaspard Ulliel embodies the role of Matthieu. The director also explained that the actor doubted himself a lot and her role in the film and that she tried to reassure him.

Emily Atef says little Orso’s dad has well received his message. “He knew I was super happy with the movie because he tried to video call me and he never did that,” she adds while assuming that Gaspard Ulliel wanted him show the mountainsnature, echoing those moments they had lived in Norway”. “I know thatit was very, very beautiful that day“, remembers the director.

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It was in the columns of Le Parisien, this Saturday, May 21, that Emily Atef, director of More than ever, revealed her last exchanges with Gaspard Ulliel.

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A Saturday, May 21 that will surely leave a bitter taste in all those who will watch the film at the 75th Cannes Film Festival.

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Note that this feature film is Gaspard Ulliel’s last project.

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At only 37 years old, the actor died on January 19, 2022 due to a skiing accident in Savoie.

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It is a great loss for the world of cinema, many figures of which have paid tribute to the deceased actor.

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We think in particular of the director Xavier Dolan and his speech in tribute to Gaspard Ulliel during the Cesar ceremony.

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The actors of the Marvel series Moon Knight also paid tribute to him.

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Note that the director, Emily Atef, was in the middle of editing the film when the sad news fell.

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Emily Atef: “Gaspard Ulliel had great reactions to his character”

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“The day Gaspard died, I left him a message telling him that there were great reactions to his character,” explained Emily Atef to Parisian.

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Note that in the film, Gaspard Ulliel embodies the role of Matthieu.

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