The legend of French and world cinema Catherine Deneuve arrived to Ukraine as a special guest of the Odessa international film festival.

As the correspondent of Agency “Interfax-Ukraine”, the star arrived in Odessa on Friday, meeting with fans and journalists. Waiting for her warm welcome and lots of flowers.

On Saturday the actress will be conducting a master class for festival participants. However, due to the big hype of the organizers had to reschedule Deneuve in the big hall of the Odessa theatre of musical Comedy.

At the festival the retrospective show of films with participation of the famous actress. Film “farewell to the night,” andré téchiné she presented in person.

“Actually, this is the film that I loved. I love the story, the plot. And I really like the character that I play. This film, which quite clearly sets out the position. I think the tape will be very close to women because many of them can imagine a situation similar to the plot of the film, and to put yourself in the shoes of my heroine,” said the actress during a performance of the film.

Saturday evening will host the closing ceremony of the festival. It is planned that Deneuve will attend and will Shine on the red carpet of the Opera house as the most anticipated star. During the ceremony she will be awarded an honorary award of the FESTIVAL “Golden Duke” for contribution to the development of cinema.

Catherine Deneuve played in more than 100 films. A trampoline in cinema was her role as Genevieve in the famous musical “the umbrellas of Cherbourg”. Actress twice awarded the prize “Cesar” for best actress in the movie “the Last metro” (1981) and “Indochina” (1993).


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