until the opening
of the Festival de Cannes 2019
Director, script writer CANADA

Denis VILLENEUVE

Denis VILLENEUVE

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Biography

Internationally renowned and recently two-time Academy Award winner for Blade Runner 2049 (which also received 8 BAFTAs nominations), Denis Villeneuve made his debut at the National Film Board of Canada in the early 90s. His first feature, Un 32 août sur Terre was invited to Cannes for Un Certain Regard in 1998. Villeneuve returned to Cannes with Next Floor (Semaine de la Critique’s First Prize, 2008), Polytechnique (Director’s Fortnight 2009) and the Oscar nominated drug-cartel thriller Sicario (Official Competition 2015). In 2010, Incendies was nominated for Best Foreign Language Film at the 83rd Academy Awards. In 2017, Villeneuve’s hit movie Arrival was nominated for 8 Oscars and 9 BAFTAs, including best movie and best director. He is currently working on a new adaptation of Frank Herbert’s masterpiece, “Dune”.

Films presented at Cannes

Jury members
Member - Feature films - 2018
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Directors

Claude  LELOUCH

Claude LELOUCH

Director
François TRUFFAUT

François TRUFFAUT

Director
Guy SELIGMANN

Guy SELIGMANN

Jessica HAUSNER

Jessica HAUSNER

Director
Jacques RIVETTE

Jacques RIVETTE

Kon ICHIKAWA

Kon ICHIKAWA

Nuri Bilge CEYLAN

Nuri Bilge CEYLAN

Director
Pete DOCTER

Pete DOCTER

ZHANG Yimou

ZHANG Yimou

Actor, Director
Zoltán FÁBRI

Zoltán FÁBRI

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