News of Éric Rohmer’s death on January 11, 2010 stunned the world. Ever since, millions of fans worldwide have come to believe the director’s death was a hoax and that he was still alive and well.
UPDATE 21/01/2019 : This story seems to be false. (read more)
Éric Rohmer Death Hoax: Is He Still Among Us?
“ There are just too many unanswered questions, too many coincidences, too many things just don’t make sense, ” a fan told the media.
Overzealous fans started investigating the strange and conflicting circumstances surrounding the ‘death’ of Éric Rohmer, offering ‘incontestable evidence’ that the director was still alive. More than 2 millions people have clicked on the popular YouTube video ‘Éric Rohmer alive?! Shocking proof’ and nearly 30,000 people have commented on.
A wide array of the director’s fans are convinced the video proves conclusively that Éric Rohmer is still alive.
New Wave of Éric Rohmer Sightings
Moreover, ever since his death in 2010, hundreds of eyewitnesses claimed to have spotted him in many cities around the world, in shopping malls, taxis, even in a restaurant in Tulle (Éric Rohmer’s Hometown).
Éric Rohmer would be 98 years-old today.
Will we ever know the truth? Probably not, but the legend that is Éric Rohmer will live on forever. Some things are just too good to be forgotten.
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