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It's something of a minor crime that people don't know the name Jean-Marc Vallée. But that may be due to the stealthy nature of his career that has seen him hunker down and knock out film after film that were acclaimed, and yet somehow, the spotlight always managed to miss shining on him. His breakout film was 2005's coming-of-age tale "C.R.A.Z.Y.," which struggled to get distribution in the U.S. due to its excellent (and expensive) classic rock soundtrack. That was followed by the Martin Scorsese-produced (and underrated) period drama "The Young Victoria." From there Vallée made "Cafe De Flore," which admittedly didn't get much of an audience, but last year he was behind "Dallas Buyers Club," and yet the entire conversation around that movie was about Matthew McConaughey and Jared Leto. But, Jake Gyllenhaal knows talent when he sees it much like Hollywood who's been on him like »

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