Snapshot: The place where Keira Knightley married James Righton

Associated Press
May 06, 2013 at 09:51am IST

A French mayor says Oscar-nominated actress Keira Knightley has said "oui" to rocker James Righton in a small wedding ceremony in southern France. Aime Navello said the couple followed French tradition when he married them at the Mazan town hall. Navello read the service in French and the couple responded in French and English. He said about 10 people were present.

Righton is keyboard player for the rock group Klaxons. He and Knightley got engaged a year ago. Knightley first won notice for her role as a soccer-playing teenager in 'Bend It Like Beckham.'

She went on to star in the first three 'Pirates of the Caribbean' movies and was nominated for an Oscar for playing Elizabeth Bennet in an adaptation of Jane Austen's 'Pride and Prejudice.'

The images are of the Mazan town hall near Avignon, southern France where Knightley has married Righton and her farmhouse in Mazan.





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