The channels of the France Télévisions group, but also Arte and Ciné + Club, pay tribute to the director Bertrand Tavernier, whose death we learned on Thursday at the age of 79.

Television is shaking up its programs to broadcast the most emblematic films of the director and president of the Institut Lumière.

The start of an "encyclopedia of cinema".

This is how Nathalie Baye paid tribute on Europe 1 to the director and screenwriter Bertrand Tavernier (

The watchmaker of Saint-Paul

Captain Conan

The Princess of Montpensier

…), who died Thursday at the age of 79.

The television channels also take their hat off to him and shake up their programs to broadcast the many great films of the man who was also the president of the Institut Lumière.

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His great films broadcast all weekend

This wave of tribute began on Thursday evening, with the broadcast on France 3 of the film 

The judge and the assassin

, one of the director's many films with Philippe Noiret.

Sunday evening, France 2 will broadcast the whimsical

Quai d'Orsay

, a film adapted from the comic strip of the same name.

The channels of the France Télévisions group will broadcast a total of four films by Bertrand Tavernier between Thursday and Monday evening: France 2 will broadcast 

L. 627 on

Sunday at 11 p.m. and France 5 

Coup de torchon, 

Monday at 9:05 p.m.

Friday night, two other channels celebrate the legacy of the director and screenwriter disappeared.

The Princess of Montpensier 

will be broadcast at 8:50 p.m. on Arte.

The Canal Ciné + Club group channel is devoting a special evening to the director, with the screening of two films and a documentary.

Enough to immerse yourself all weekend in the very rich universe of Bertrand Tavernier.