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Denis Villeneuve


Denis Villeneuve was born on October 3, 1967 in Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada. He is a director and writer, known for Prisoners (2013), Incendies (2010) and Sicario (2015). See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 61 wins & 26 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Sicario
 2013 Enemy
 2013 Prisoners
 2011 Rated R for Nudity (Short)
 2010 Incendies
 2009 Polytechnique
 2008 Next Floor (Short)
 2007 Happiness Bound (Documentary)
 2000 Maelstrom
 1996 Cosmos (segment "Technétium, Le")
 1994 REW-FFWD (Documentary short)
 1988 La course destination monde (TV Series documentary)
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[on Sicario] It's about the alienation of the cycles of violence, how at one point we are in those spirals of violence and ask ourselves, 'Is there a solution?' My movie raises the question; it doesn't give any answer. See more »

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Older brother of TED2013 speaker Martin Villeneuve, director of Mars et Avril (2012). See more »

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Realistic depictions of violence See more »

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Libra

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