"As announced, it is not a motor problem. She is resting, while further investigations are underway, "said a close relative of the actress who wanted to remain anonymous.
"She reacts well to treatment. The stroke was easy. She was very lucky to be taken by the doctors immediately, "added the same source.
The family, through the actress's representative, Claire Blondel, told Le Parisien and the AFP agency that Deneuve was hospitalized Tuesday night and confirmed that she suffered an ischemic attack, which occurs when a brain artery is blocked. In the statement, the family members said: "Fortunately, he did not suffer any motor function loss and, of course, he will have to rest for a while."
A legend of French cinema, Catherine Deneuve has been nicknamed "The Virgin of Ice" because of her beauty and detached attitude.
Born on October 22, 1943, in Paris, Catherine Deneuve debuted in "Les Collégiennes" in 1957. She won international acclaim for her role in the film "Umbrellas in Cherbourg / Les parapluies de Cherbourg" (1964), directed by Jacques Demy. He received an Academy Award nomination for "Indochina" (1992), a Silver Bear in Berlin for outstanding achievements ("8 Femmes", 2002) and an honorary Palme d 'Or trophy.
In 2016, she became the first woman to be awarded the Lumière prize, nicknamed by the French press "Nobel for film".
Most recently, she starred in the feature film "La vérité" (2019) of Japanese Hirokazu Kore-eda, with Juliette Binoche and Ethan Hawke.
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