Europe 1 with AFP / Photo credits: Yohan BONNET, Lou BENOIST / AFP 5:55 p.m., February 27, 2024

The release of the film "CE2" directed by Jacques Doillon has been postponed until further notice, due to accusations of sexual assault filed against the director by several actresses, notably Judith Godrèche.

The production of the film


, directed by Jacques Doillon, filmmaker implicated by several actresses including Judith Godrèche for sexual violence, announced Tuesday that its theatrical release was "postponed" until further notice. 


, starring Nora Hamzawi and Alexis Manenti, was scheduled to hit theaters on March 27.

Jacques Doillon implicated alongside Benoît Jacquot

In mid-February, the production of the film announced that it would maintain this date, despite the filing of a complaint against it by Judith Godrèche, because it was not possible to adapt a release "to a legal schedule".

She called for this decision not to be interpreted as “the expression of deafness or indifference with regard to the accusations made against” the director.

Actress Nora Hamzawi publicly opposed this decision to release the film in theaters: "I do not support this decision which, in my opinion, represents contempt for women's voices," she said. commented.


- Judith Godrèche: the investigation targeting Benoît Jacquot for rape of a minor also targets Jacques Doillon

Jacques Doillon, 79 years old, is implicated, alongside the director Benoît Jacquot, 77 years old, in an investigation for "rape of a minor under 15 years old by a person in authority, rape, violence by a partner, and sexual assault on a minor over of 15 years per person with authority", following a complaint from Judith Godrèche.

The actress had filmed with him in

The 15-Year-Old Girl

, released in 1989. She publicly accused him of having "groped" and kissed her on this set.

The director defended himself publicly in early February

Isild Le Besco announced that she was considering filing a complaint against Benoît Jacquot and Jacques Doillon, accusing the latter of having deprived her of a role in a film when she was 17, "from the moment ( she a) refused his advances.”

Anna Mouglalis publicly accused Jacques Doillon of having “kissed her by force”.


- Laure Adler apologizes to Judith Godrèche: “I ignored your suffering”

Jacques Doillon contested Isild Le Besco's version and described Anna Mouglalis' accusation as "grotesque".

More generally, the director says he is innocent, and publicly defended himself at the beginning of February, denouncing "arbitrary denunciations, () false accusations and () lies", and saying that he was at the disposal of justice.