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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 Enemy (2013). See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 61 wins & 15 nominations. See more awards »

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Filmography

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 2015 Sicario (completed)
 2013 Enemy
 2013 Prisoners
 2010 Incendies
 2009 Polytechnique
 2008 Next Floor (Short)
 2000 Maelstrom
 1996 Cosmos (segment "Technétium, Le")
 1994 REW-FFWD (Documentary short)
 1988 La course destination monde (TV Series documentary)
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Show Show Self (12 credits)

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I was at the premiere of 'Prisoners' and I heard two thousand people scream at the same time. I turned to my wife and said, 'I love cinema!' It's the sharing of emotions together, and it's collective, It's one of the last communions we have. See more »

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Abandoned an interest in science in college to pursue his love of filmmaking. Then studied film at Université du Québec à Montréal. See more »

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Frequently uses a song by Radiohead in his films. See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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