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Family scenes: who is that this new couple becoming a member of M6’s flagship sequence?

A brand new couple joins “Scenes of households” from this Monday, January 23, 2023: Christine and Gilbert. (©Alexandre ISARD / Pasco & Co / Cecile Rogue / M6.)

Good shock for followers of Scenes of householdswhereas the 14th season has been airing since this summer time: a brand new couple be part of the solid! After Huguette and Raymond, Liliane and José, Emma and Fabien, Camille and Philippe, Leslie and Léo and even Louise and Jalil (the final to reach, in 2021), right here is Christina and Gilbert.

To get to know the seventh couple of the tv sequence, see you this Monday, January 23, 2023 from 8:30 p.m. And for essentially the most impatient and impatient, make introductions.

Who’s Christina?

She it is Christina, sixties. She owns a trip village that she purchased because of a donation from her father and which is, for her, a kind of escape from the
constraints of his bourgeois background, says M6.

As a lot as Christine absolutely believes in her vacation village – in contrast to her companion, who usually sees it as only a easy campsite -, this buy causes her numerous worries, particularly due to the brand new environmental requirements, that are very pricey to implement. in place.

On the household facet, the gentrified sexagenarian is the mom of a (huge) daughter, named Fiona, aged about thirty.

As a pair, Christine’s essential function is excessive requirements. Each a top quality (since she is aware of what she desires and hates mediocrity) and an unpleasant flaw that has precipitated many breakups.

Who’s Gilbert?

Him is Gilbert. He’s as thrifty (even frankly stingy) as his companion is demanding! “Choosy, envious and jealous, he’s at all times at struggle with somebody or one thing, his complete life is a combat”, particulars M6.

Additionally in his sixties, this truck driver, who has lived within the countryside all his life, is now on the head of a logistics and transport firm. Knowledgeable ascent on account of “the power of his work for years”, continues the tv channel.

On the household facet, he has two sons: one, supposed inheritor to the paternal enterprise and the opposite, cliché of the good-looking surfer in contrast to his father.

And collectively?

You surprise how Gilbert was capable of finding favor within the eyes of the very demanding Christine? Seeing her and eventually treating her for what she thinks she is: an actual princess.

The admiration he has for her reassures her. On this relationship, she lastly has enjoyable and frees herself from the shackles of her upbringing.


For his half, beneath this gruff and envious facet, Gilbert loves Christine passionately, to the purpose of typically feeling fragile and helpless in entrance of her. He admires her a lot that she is, in his eyes, “the eighth surprise of the world”.

A two-star solid

To embody Christine and Gilbert, the manufacturing turned to the actress and producer Fanny Cottençon and comic and actor Didier Benureau.

A prestigious casting, the primary having received Cesar for Greatest Supporting Actress (to The North star by Pierre-Granier-Deferre in 1983), and the second being a giant title on the French scene – we owe him his Tune for Moralesfrom the eponymous one-man present.

For Didier Bénureau, embodying Gilbert was nearly apparent. “This character spoke to me rather a lot, it was fairly simple to immerse myself in it”, defined the actor to Leisure TV.

What can Gilbert be silly, and me, it amuses me a lot… Christine is extra delicate, extra sore. He would not perceive all the pieces, however he’s fairly touching.

Didier Benureau“Gilbert” in Family Scenes

Fanny Cottençon took extra time to immerse herself in her character, whom she describes as a “implausible” lady. [qui] uninterested in propriety, of at all times behaving properly, particularly with males.

Second stint in “SDM” for Fanny Cottençon

If in case you have a sense of deja vu when discovering the character of Christine, it is regular: the actress who performs her, Fanny Cottençon, has already participated at Scenes of households.

Keep in mind: it was for the particular episode Lastly within the mountains!. Her character, Agnès, was the spouse of Christian, the rich actual property developer performed by Thierry Lhermitte.

A job by which she had “numerous enjoyable”, had entrusted the actress to Leisure TV. Like Fanny Cottençon, Didier Bénureau hails a “qualitatively profitable” sequence. “The texts are properly written, incisive, however by no means vulgar. It instantly inspired me to say sure,” he stories to West France.

You will discover all of the episodes of Scenes of households in replay on M6.

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