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Denis Villeneuve

Film Director / Screenwriter / Playwright | * 10/03/1967 (52) | Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada
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Denis Villeneuve (French: [dəni vilnœv]; born October 3, 1967) is a French Canadian film director, producer, and screenwriter. He is a four-time recipient of the Canadian Screen Award (formerly Genie Award) for Best Direction, for Maelström in 2001, Polytechnique in 2009, Incendies in 2011 and Enemy in 2013. The first three of these films also won the Canadian Screen Award for Best Motion Picture, while the latter was awarded the prize for best Canadian film of the year by the Toronto Film Critics Association. Internationally, he is known for directing several critically acclaimed films, such as the thriller films Prisoners (2013) and Sicario (2015), as well as the science fiction films Arrival (2016) and ()
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Denis Villeneuve (born October 3, 1967 in Gentilly, Quebec) is a Canadian film director and writer. In his early career he won Radio-Canada's youth film competition "La Course Europe-Asie" in 1990-91. 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 film makers to watch.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Documentaries | Science Fiction

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Awards & Nominations for Denis Villeneuve

Officer of The Order of Canada Companion of The Ordre Des Arts Et Des Lettres du Québec Academy Award for Best Director

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Movies with Denis Villeneuve as Actor(9)

TV Shows/Series with Denis Villeneuve as Actor(2)

Movies with Denis Villeneuve as Crew(28)

Directing/Director2020 Cleopatra
Directing/Director2020 Dune
Production/Producer2020 Dune
Writing/Screenplay2020 Dune
Directing/Director2017 Blade Runner 2049
Crew/Thanks2017 Last and First Men
Directing/Director2016 Arrival
Directing/Director2015 Sicario
Directing/Director2013 Prisoners
Directing/Director2013 Enemy
Writing/Writer2012 Mars and April
Directing/Director2011 Rated R for Nudity
Directing/Director2010 Incendies
Writing/Writer2010 Incendies
Writing/Dialogue2010 Incendies
Directing/Director2009 Polytechnique
Writing/Writer2009 Polytechnique
Directing/Director2008 Next Floor
Directing/Director2006 120 Seconds to Get Elected
Writing/Writer2006 120 Seconds to Get Elected
Directing/Director2000 Maelström
Writing/Writer2000 Maelström
Directing/Director1998 August 32nd on Earth
Writing/Writer1998 August 32nd on Earth
Directing/Director1996 Cosmos
Directing/Director1994 REW-FFWD
Writing/Writer1994 REW-FFWD

TV Shows/Series with Denis Villeneuve as Crew(2)

Directing/Director2020 Dune: The Sisterhood
Production/Executive Producer2020 Dune: The Sisterhood

Full Name: Denis Villeneuve
Citizenship: Canada
Born: Tuesday, 10/03 1967 (October) in Trois-Rivières (current age: 52 years + 353 days)
Zodiac sign: Libra (Chinese zodiac sign: Goat)
Languages: English (EN), French (FR)
Educated at: Université du Québec à Montréal
Siblings: Martin Villeneuve
Other names for Denis Villeneuve (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"드니 빌뇌브"
"丹尼斯·维勒弗"
Denis Villeneuve frequently works together with these people:
Patrice Vermette (9x, Crew)
Sam Hudecki (8x, Crew)
Renée April (7x, Crew)
André Turpin (7x, Crew)
Julius Jefferson (7x, Crew)
Donald Mowat (7x, Crew)
Roger Deakins (5x, Crew)
Louis Morin (5x, Crew)
Danny Vincent (5x, Cast)
Donald Sparks (5x, Crew)
Keith Clark (5x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:2689, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 09/15/2020