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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 & 28 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Prisoners
Prisoners Director
(2013)
Incendies
Incendies Director
(2010)
Sicario
Sicario Director
(2015)
Enemy
Enemy Director
(2013)

Filmography

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 2016/II Arrival (completed)
 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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Personal Quote:

[childhood memory of duck hunting] You go out at 3a.m. In a small boat. You see the mist coming off the water as you wait in the reeds. Your with these men. It's so dark and quiet, and then there's this violence, the thunder of guns. I want to make a film about that one day. See more »

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First name is pronounced "Denny". See more »

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

Star Sign:

Libra

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