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Denis Villeneuve

Canada

Biography

Denis Villeneuve (born October 3, 1967) is a Canadian film director and writer. He is a three-time winner of the Genie Award for Best Director, for Maelström in 2001, Polytechnique in 2010 and Incendies in 2011. All three films also won the Best Picture award.

His 2010 film Incendies represented Canada at the 83rd Academy Awards in the category of Best Foreign Language Film and made the list of nominees. In January 2011 he was selected as one of the top ten filmmakers to watch. Incendies is considered by the New York Times as one of the 10 best films of 2011.

Villeneuve won Best Director for his thriller, Enemy (2013), at the 2nd Canadian Screen Awards, and it was also nominated as Best Picture.


Filmography:
La course destination monde (Canada, 1988)
REW-FFWD (31', Canada, 1994)
Cosmos (99', Canada, 1996)
Un 32 août sur terre (88', Canada, 1998)
Maelstrom (87', Canada, 2000)
120 Seconds to Get Elected (2', Canada, 2006)
Next Floor (11', Canada, 2008)
Polytechnique (77', Canada, 2009)
Incendies (139', Canada, 2010)
Etude empirique sur l'influence du son sur la persistance rétinienne (1', Canada, 2011)
Prisoners (153', Canada, 2013)
Enemy (90', Canada, 2013)

REW-FFWD

REW-FFWD

REW-FFWD (Orig.) / 1994 / Canada / 31 min

In this film by Denis Villeneuve, a young photographer is on assignment in Jamaica. It's a cultural shock! First anguished, he later becomes quite fascinated by the people he meets, their neighbourhood and their music.

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