THE MOVIE TRAIN. Jean-Louis Trintignant and Romy Schneider would have had an affair on the set of the film “Le train”, released in 1973.
[Mis à jour le 22 juin 2022 à 20h30] In tribute to Jean-Louis Trintignant, who died on June 17, 2022 at the age of 91, Arte broadcasts the drama “Le Train” in which he gave the reply to Romy Schneider. In parallel with this romance against the backdrop of the Second World War, love at first sight would have occurred on the set, in 1973. Several years later Brigitte Bardot, Trintignant would have fallen for the interpreter of Sissi. According to author Sarah Briand, the team was aware of this low-key relationship.
Jean-Louis Trintignant’s wife, Nadine Trintignant, also talks about the romance between her husband and Romy Schneider at the microphone of C à vous, in November 2021: “I loved Romy very much. She was really a very beautiful, intelligent, full of charm. And I said to her: ‘She, she will perhaps manage to make you happy.’ Their affair will only last a few months, the actor refusing to break up with his wife Nadine Trintignant
Synopsis – In May 1940, Julien Maroyeur, a modest repairer of radio sets in a village in the north of France, decides to flee with his pregnant wife Monique and their little girl. In the crowded train, they are separated. The men are parked in the cattle cars. Separated from his wife, Julien meets Anna, a young German who flees her compatriots because she is of Jewish origin.