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Denis Villeneuve


Denis Villeneuve is a French Canadian film director and writer. He was born in 1967, in Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada. He started is career as a filmmaker at the National Film Board of Canada. He is best known for his feature films Arrival (2016), Sicario (2015), Prisoners (2013), Enemy (2013) and Incendies (2010). He is married to Tanya Lapointe. See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 70 wins & 63 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Arrival
Arrival Director
(2016)
Incendies
Incendies Director
(2010)
Enemy
Enemy Director
(2013)
Sicario
Sicario Director
(2015)

Filmography

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 2017 Blade Runner 2049 (directed by)
 2016/II Arrival (directed by)
 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)
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Show Show Actor (1 credit)
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1 Interview | 2 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Height:

5' 11¾" (1.82 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Cinema is an art form that is designed to go across borders. And as a filmmaker, the only way I can direct a movie is when I feel close to my culture. See more »

Trivia:

Favourite film is 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968). See more »

Trademark:

Frequently collaborates with cinematographer Roger Deakins See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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