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French film director Luc Besson accused of rape

Category: Gender based violence 
2018-05-21

A rape investigation has been launched against one of France's best-known film directors, Luc Besson, the Paris prosecutor's office told CNN on Saturday.

 

The alleged incident happened at the five-star Bristol Hotel in central Paris on Thursday, according to the prosecutor's office.


Besson's lawyer, Thierry Marembert, told CNN affiliate BFMTV that his client denies the accusations.

 

CNN has so far not been able to make direct contact with Besson or a representative.

The 59-year-old director and screenwriter's films include "Léon: The Professional," "The Fifth Element" and "The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc."

 

The allegation comes at a time when sexual harassment within in the film industry is under greater scrutiny than ever, following a number of high profile cases in the past year.

 

 

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