August 6, 2009
Audience loudly pans Deneuve reading
French actress Catherine Deneuve was booed during a reading in Italy while performing her part in French, witnesses said.
Deneuve was performing at a festival in Tuscany with Italian actor Michele Placido when the incident occurred, Italian news agency ANSA said Thursday.
Deneuve and Placido were reading from George Perec's book
Je me souviens (
I Remember), a recollection of post-war memories.
Deneuve starred in
Les parapluies de Cherbourg (
The Umbrellas of Cherbourg)
Belle du Jour and
The Last Metro.