Keira Knightley's parents acted as witnesses at her wedding.

The 28-year-old actress tied the knot with James Righton, 29, in the south of France on Saturday (04.05.13) and Mayor Aime Navello, who performed the ceremony has opened up about the couple's big day.

He told E! News: ''Their two witnesses were Keira's parents [Sharman Macdonald and Will Knightley]. The other people were all brothers, sisters and family. There were no other celebrities as part of the town hall ceremony.

''It was held in the upper room where the weddings are usually done. There were no flowers.''

The mayor also revealed the 10-minute ceremony was full of laughter and the couple are very much in love.

He said: ''It was really lovely. They were really happy. You could see it. They were laughing and sharing this moment with family. It was very emotional, but really simple. They were happy about the rings and they took pictures of them

''They were really simple, nice people. They seemed very happy and in love.''