Director CANADA

Xavier DOLAN

Xavier DOLAN

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Biography

Montreal native Xavier Dolan has been acting since the age of four. At the age of 20, he wrote and directed his first feature film, I Killed My Mother, which he also played the leading role in. The film brought him international critical acclaim and won several awards. It was followed by Heartbeats and Laurence Anyways, both of which received an enthusiastic reception when selected for Un Certain Regard at the Festival de Cannes in 2010 and 2012 respectively. In 2013, his fourth film Tom at the Farm was shown at the Venice Film Festival, where he was awarded the FIPRESCI Prize. His latest film Mommy has also garnered numerous awards, including the Jury Prize at last year’s Festival de Cannes and the César for Best Foreign Feature. His worldwide film career continues apace. Xavier Dolan is now working on his next feature, The Death and Life of John F. Donovan.

Films presented at Cannes

JUSTE LA FIN DU MONDE IT'S ONLY THE END OF THE WORLD 2016 In Competition – Feature Films Director, Script / Dialogue, Film Editor
MOMMY 2014 In Competition – Feature Films Director, Script / Dialogue, Film Editor
LAURENCE ANYWAYS 2012 Un Certain Regard Film Editor, Director, Script / Dialogue
LES AMOURS IMAGINAIRES HEARTBEATS 2010 Un Certain Regard Actor, Film Editor, Director, Script / Dialogue

Awards

IT'S ONLY THE END OF THE WORLD
JUSTE LA FIN DU MONDE IT'S ONLY THE END OF THE WORLD 2016 Grand Prix Director, Script / Dialogue, Film Editor
MOMMY
MOMMY 2014 Jury Prize ((tied)) Director, Script / Dialogue, Film Editor
Jury members
Member - Feature films - 2015
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Directors

Arne SUCKSDORFF

Arne SUCKSDORFF

Agnès VARDA

Agnès VARDA

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Josh SAFDIE

Josh SAFDIE

Kenji MIZOGUCHI

Kenji MIZOGUCHI

Noah BAUMBACH

Noah BAUMBACH

René CLÉMENT

René CLÉMENT

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Samuel THEIS

Samuel THEIS

Souleymane CISSE

Souleymane CISSE

Director
Sofia COPPOLA

Sofia COPPOLA

Director
QIU Yang

QIU Yang

Director
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