The actor and director Mathieu Kassovitz was in one serious motorcycle accidentconfirmed a representative of Kassovitz The Hollywood Reporter.
The La Haine The filmmaker drove at the Autodrome de Montlhéry, a race track south of Paris, the French news channel CNews and the international news agency AFP reported on Sunday. Kassovitz’ condition is said to be “worrying”.
Kassovitz was transported to the Kremlin Bicêtre Hospital, a source told news outlets, after completing a motorcycle course at the circuit, a police source told AFP.
The director had his first break in the industry in 1995 La Haine, a French film that follows three men in the 24 hours following a violent riot on the outskirts of Paris. The project, which Kassovitz also stars in and wrote, is considered an influential story depicting racism and police violence in France.
“La Haine” is a French expression meaning “hate” in English, published under the title in the United States To hate. Vincent Cassel, Hubert Koundé and Saïd Taghmaoui complete the cast of the film, which earned Kassovitz the Best Director award at the 1995 Cannes Film Festival. He also received the French César for the best film, which corresponds to the best picture at the Oscars.
The actor-director recently starred opposite Diane Kruger in visions, which tells the story of a flight captain whose perfect life with husband Guillaume (Kassovitz) begins to fall apart when she falls in love with Ana (Marta Nieto) and begins an affair. The filmmaker is also known for his work Amelie, The Office And The Crimson Rivers.