In a new interview with 100% cinema granted to the magazine Marie Claire’s July 30, 2020, Vanessa Paradis is briefly entrusted on his experience of filming with her husband, the film director, author and actor Samuel Benchetrit. In 2017, the couple was found on the shooting of the movie Dog, and then the following year on the comedy This music only plays for person.
Playing in front of the camera of the one who shares his life for four years now is a challenge stressful for the actress and singer, yet strong a career spanning more than thirty years on the big screen : “For the moment, this gives me even more trac ! And it puts a lot of pressure, told the star 47-year-old. I have the feeling of having to achieve more. Be the person who disappoints or who puts his film up in the air… that would be awful !” The collaboration of the two lovers extends far beyond film sets since Samuel Benchetrit has written and composed several tracks for the new album of Vanessa Paradis, The Sources, the song These simple words.
The one who will be the chair of the next festival of american cinema in Deauville, from 4 to 13 September 2020, no plans to take his turn behind the camera : “I’m primarily a singer. And the music is, as for a director, an adventure that takes a lot of time. I’m not going to the cinema to experience things a little bit exceptional, ” explained the mum of Lily-Rose and Jack (21 and 18). I have much more desire to write my own songs and I already have a terrible time to do it…”