French star Mathieu Kassovitz has been ‘seriously injured’ in a motorcycle accident.
The 56-year-old star, who starred and directed the 1995 film La Haine and appeared opposite Audrey Tatou in Amélie (2001), was attending motorcycle training at the time of the incident.
French media reports that Kassovitz is in “worrying condition” and has suffered head trauma and a fractured pelvis.
Agence France-Presse reports that the star was training to prepare for a role in a new film.
Accordingly Le ParisienHis daughter was behind him on a motorcycle at the time of the accident.
Authorities in Essone, south of Paris, said Kassovitz was taken to the Kremlin-Bicêtre hospital
The star, who received his motorcycle license at the age of 40, took to the stage in 1995 La Hainein which he starred and directed at the age of 27.
He co-starred in the film with Vincent Cassel. For this he won the César for best film and the award for best director at the Cannes Film Festival.
One of his Hollywood films is the horror film starring Halle Berry Gothika (2003), which he also directed, and Steven Spielberg’s drama Munich. Kassovitz’s most recent directorial effort was the 2011 film rebelliona war film based on a true story of French commandos clashing with tribes in New Caledonia, the Melanesian territory of France.
Last time he looked inside visions alongside Diane Kruger. The film premiered just two weeks ago at the Angoulême Francophone
The Independent asked Kassovitz representatives for comment.