Gaspard Ulliel died in a tragic skiing accident on January 19. Aged only 37, he leaves behind his former companion Gaëlle Pietri and their son, Orso. On the occasion of the Cannes Film Festival, the actor’s latest feature film, More than ever, is in the “Un certain regard” selection. A film in which he shares the poster with Vicky Krieps, his last alleged companion. On her Instagram account this Tuesday, May 17, she had a thought for her on-screen partner. In her story, she shared a snapshot from the film on which we can see her hugged by Gaspard Ulliel. To accompany this adorable photo, she wrote: “There’s only way to live live… live”. that it is important to enjoy your life and live it to the fullest. “More than ever (Editor’s note: “More than ever”), she continued. A publication that did not go unnoticed, just like those that she shared during the very sudden death of the actor, who upset the world of cinema.
Since the death of Gaspard Ulliel, rumors indicating that he shared his life with Vicky Krieps have emerged. On May 10, it was Gaëlle Pietri, the mother of her son, who wanted to break the silence and end it. “No one shared Gaspard’s life at the time of the tragedy,” she first said in an Instagram post. Subsequently, she recalled the importance of respecting their privacy, especially during this very complicated period. “It is therefore incumbent on us with Gaspard’s parents to protect his memory as well as the future of Orso. I respect the dignity of the beings who, near or far, have come across and accompanied Gaspard during his life”, he said. – she continued. In her post, Gaëlle Pietri also had a thought for Vicky Krieps, with whom the actor shares the poster for a new film. “I am happy that the film More than ever is in selection at the Cannes Film Festival. I am also happy that Gaspard and Vicky Krieps supported each other on this shoot”, she assured. An important message that she wished to conclude by thanking “cinema professionals and the public, press professionals and readers. I thank Gaspard for the intelligence he has given to his actions and his career” .
Vicky Krieps: had she paid tribute to the actor?
On January 19, terrible news was announced. While on vacation in La Rosière, Savoie, Gaspard Ulliel suffered a terrible skiing accident. He was with his ex-girlfriend, Gaëlle Pietri and their 6-year-old son, Orso. Very touched by this tragedy, Vicky Krieps had paid him a moving tribute on his Instagram account. “Gaspard in the sky. You’re going home,” she wrote in the caption of a photo on which we could see the sky. Since then, while the actress has chained interviews to promote the film, she said she did not want to answer questions about the death of Gaspard Ulliel.
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