"They were during the shooting, so I thought they were playing a scene," said a source for the French publication Le Parisien.
The staff at the hospital in Gonesse are accustomed to the filming and have kept the discretion regarding the health of the actress. "Whether she is Catherine Deneuve or not, we must respect medical secrecy," said employees, quoted by Mediafax.
Catherine Deneuve, 76 years old, will not be left with the sequels, but must rest for a period, according to a statement released to the family, Wednesday: "Fortunately, she has not lost her motor functions, but, of course, she will have to rest for a while."
A source told French television station BFMTV that the actress is suffering from "fatigue" due to an overloaded program.
Catherine Deneuve, during her impressive career, has won two Cesar awards, a Volpi Cup at the Venice Film Festival, a Silver Bear at the Berlin Festival and an Oscar nomination.
Symbolizing elegant French, Catherine Deneuve is one of the few actresses in France who have been inducted into the Hollywood Hall of Fame. On December 7, 2013, in Berlin, Catherine Deneuve was rewarded with an award for her entire career at the gala organized by the European Film Academy.