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François Girard was born in Quebec in 1963. Best known for his movie writing and directing (Thirty-two Short Films About Glenn Gould, The red Violin, Silk...), Girard also directed a number of plays and operas including PARSIFAL at the Metropolitan Opera. He also wrote and directed two Cirque du Soleil shows; Zed and Zarkana. In 1993, his feature ... See full bio »
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Known For

The Red Violin
The Red Violin Director
(1998)
Silk
Silk Director
(2007)
Boychoir
Boychoir Director
(2014)

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 2014 Boychoir
 2007 Silk
 1997 Yo-Yo Ma Inspired by Bach (TV Series)
 1995 Souvenirs d'Othello (Documentary)
 1994 Peter Gabriel's Secret World (TV Movie documentary)
 1993 Le jardin des ombres (Documentary short)
 1990 Cargo
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Directed the Cirque du Soleil show "Zed" which opened in Tokyo in 2008. See more »

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