Emmanuelle Riva in Kapò

Emmanuelle Riva (1927 - 2017)

Film Deaths Edit

  • Kapò (1960) [Terese]: Commits suicide by deliberately grabbing the electric fence in the concentration camp.
  • I Will Walk Like a Crazy Horse (J'irai comme un cheval fou) (1973) [The Mother (Madame Rey)]: Dies of a heart attack from fright when the cat startles her while she's sitting in bed, anxiously expecting her son (George Shannon) to kill her. (In keeping with the movie's surrealist/symbolic nature, crabs and mice suddenly appear from nowhere and crawl over her body.) Her body is shown again later on as the police investigate.
  • Amour (2012) [Anne]: Smothered with a pillow by Jean-Louis Trintignant as a mercy killing. Her body is shown at the beginning of the movie when EMTs discover her, and the rest of the movie proceeds in flashback leading up to her death.

TV Deaths Edit

  • None known


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