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

UN 32 AOÛT SUR TERRE AUGUST 32ND ON EARTH 2017 Cinéma de la Plage Director
UN 32 AOUT SUR TERRE 1998 Un Certain Regard Director , Script / Dialogue
Jury members
Member - Feature films - 2018
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Christophe HONORE

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Gaspar NOE

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Jacques BECKER

Jacques BECKER

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Pietro GERMI

Pietro GERMI

Steven SPIELBERG

Steven SPIELBERG

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