A spokeswoman said Godard, who was suffering from multiple serious illnesses, had chosen that way in Switzerland, where medically assisted death is legal
He garnered admiration globally, both for his unconventional style of filmmaking and his views on world cinema.
French actress Judith Chemla, who earned a Cesar nomination for 'Camille Rewinds', has shared her story of suffering domestic abuse on Instagram
'Happening', an adaptation of the novel of the same name by Annie Ernaux, tells the story of a bright college student in early-1960s France who sees her emancipation threatened when she gets pregnant.
A charismatic actor who often performed his own stunts, Belmondo switched in the 1960s to mainstream films and became one of France’s leading comedy and action heroes.