Solène Delinger 11:22 am, March 21, 2023In an interview with our colleagues of the "Parisian" Sunday, March 19, 2023 on the occasion of the release of his film "On the black roads", Jean Dujardin returned to his coronation at the Oscars in 2013. The 50-year-old comedian, who ultimately did not make a career in the United States, revealed his biggest regret...
Jean Dujardin will make his comeback in cinemas on Wednesday, March 22, 2023 with his new film Sur les chemins noirs, the adaptation of Sylvain Tesson's bestseller. The 50-year-old actor plays the role of the writer-traveler who decides to take a tour of France, from Mercantour to Cotentin, after coming out of a deep coma.
Jean Dujardin remained unknown across the Atlantic
A trip that allowed Jean Dujardin to discover or rediscover the beauty of the French province, and which also pushed him to reflect on his life path. After his Oscar title in 2012 for his role in the silent film The Artist, the actor, very attached to France, returned directly to Paris. Unlike Marion Cotillard, whose success exploded in the United States after the success of La Môme, Jean Dujardin remained an unknown across the Atlantic.
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"My only mistake is not to have taken advantage of it"
The actor regrets today not having capitalized on his coronation. "The Oscar has only one use, it is there a passport to Hollywood," he explained in the columns of the Parisian Sunday, March 19, 2023. "My only mistake was not taking advantage of it. Here, it is neither more nor less than a statuette on a shelf. I'm proud of it but it's not much use," then acknowledged the star, who has chained success after his participation in the comedy series A guy, a girl, alongside his ex-wife Alexandra Lamy.
Jean Dujardin does not feel guilty because he did not really imagine playing in American films. "I don't enjoy playing in English," he said. "We're not offering you great stuff either. You have to be available within three weeks, they want you right away and for roles that do not give me great emotion, "continues the actor, who is therefore better off in France, at home...