Judith Godrèche filed a complaint against director Jacques Doillon for “rape of a minor”

The actress filed a complaint against the filmmaker on Tuesday at the same time as she filed a complaint against Benoît Jacquot.



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Judith Godrèche also filed a complaint on Tuesday February 6 against the filmmaker Jacques Doillon for rape of a 15-year-old minor by a person in authority when she filed a complaint against the director Benoît Jacquot, franceinfo learned from the actress’ lawyer on Thursday February 8.

Judith Godrèche accuses on France Inter, Thursday February 7, Jacques Doillon of having made her “the same thing” as Benoît Jacquot, who is 25 years older than her and who maintained a relationship with the actress for several years from the age of 14. When asked if Jacques Doillon abused her, the actress acquiesced. According to his account, the events took place during the filming of Jacques Doillon’s film The fifteen-year-old girl, released in 1989. Judith Godrèche “15 years” at the time and lives with Benoît Jacquot. She explains that this one is “flattered because he has something that others want”. And Jacques Doillon wants “the same thing”.

In the film by Jacques Doillon, Judith Godrèche plays the main character, alongside Melvil Poupaud. What happened “in Jane’s house [Birkin, compagne à l’époque du cinéaste]in the office of Doillon, no one saw that and I didn’t tell anyone about it“, she specifies. But then, “on set, it was mind-blowing.” Jacques Doillon “fired the actor and put himself in place. And then all of a sudden, he decides that there is a love scene, a sex scene between him and me. And there, we do 45 takes. I take off my sweater, I’m shirtless, he gropes me, he makes out with me.”

A preliminary investigation opened

The Paris prosecutor’s office announced, Wednesday February 7, the opening of a preliminary investigation following the complaint against Benoît Jacquot. The investigations were entrusted to the Minor Protection Brigade (BPM). The investigation concerns “on the offenses of rape of a minor under the age of 15 by a person having authorized it, rape, violence by a partner, and sexual assault on a minor over the age of 15 by a person having authority, all of the facts denounced having taken place between 1986 and 1992 “France Inter learned from the Paris prosecutor’s office.

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