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‘Five hours with your rapist in one room, which is very heavy’

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A half year after the Hasselt actress Sand Of Roy to the French court stepped in with a complaint against filmmaker Luc Besson for rape, she is for the first time with him faced. Almost five hours long were they in the same room and they did their – conflicting – story. “I could all of his lies, one for a puncture.’

“It went great,” says Sand Van Roy (27) relieved on the phone from Paris. “Because I beforehand thought that a disaster would be. As the victim hours and hours to sit in a room …

“It went great,” says Sand Van Roy (27) relieved on the phone from Paris. “Because I beforehand thought that a disaster would be. As the victim hours and hours to sit in a room with the man you raped… That is very heavy. My body understood it. I started to shake, thought I was in danger and wanted way. But fortunately I was able to stay calm and my story. That aired on, especially since his version along all sides rattled.’

The actress, born in Hasselt, got almost six months ago with a complaint to the French court. She accused filmmaker Luc Besson (59) that he her two years had repeatedly raped her. The famous French director, known for movies like ‘Nikita’, ‘Léon’ and the blockbuster ‘Taxi’, is a term in France. But according to Roy abused, he, like the American producer Harvey Weinstein, his status for many years to women – mostly young actresses, in the bed.

‘Meanwhile, there have been nine women with similar stories spoken. Not only actresses, assistants and filmstudentes. Three of them are already in use by the police heard. It’s always young people with little money, who hope in the film industry to break through. He picks up there, with his power, eagerly. He forces you to perform sexual acts while you don’t want it.’

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During a nearly five-hour confrontation Tuesday on a police station in Paris has Of Roy Besson that once more made clear. ‘The setting felt bizarre,” says the actress. “It was in the presence of two agents and our lawyers. But he allowed me not to look at, so he couldn’t intimidate. I looked constantly at his back when my story did.”

Besson also got the chance to see his version of the facts. ‘But that was really laughable,” says Van Roy. ‘At first he said that we have two years, a real love story. A long term relationship, so to speak. That soon proved to be bullshit, because he could hardly detail, or something of the chronology remember. When the police asked him when we met, or when the first sexual contact was, he knew there suddenly nothing more of it. He was just lying and changed several times his version. Everything was, so to speak, by mutual consent. There’s true really nothing that I can prove prove.’

The court must now decide whether they Besson will continue on the basis of the complaint Of Roy. “Or a lawsuit will come, I know not,” says the actress. ‘The problem is that in France the most verkrachtingszaken without consequence be terminated. But I hope the court at the very least proceed with the investigation, having regard to its lies. I also hope that more research comes to his other victims. Because apart from what happened to me, it is clear that much more is going on.’

Luc Besson himself, the allegations always denied. Also yesterday reiterated his counsel that his client is nothing to be blamed

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