Denis Villeneuve

Canadian Actor Denis Villeneuve

Career Timeline

Denis Villeneuve (born October 3, 1967 in Gentilly, Quebec) is a Canadian film director and writer. In his early career he won Radio-Canada's youth film competition "La Course Europe-Asie" in 1990-91. He is a three-time winner of the Genie Award for Best Director, for Maelström in 2001, Polytechnique in 2010 and Incendies in 2011. All three films also won the Best Picture award.

His 2010 film Incendies represented Canada at the 83rd Academy Awards in the category of Best Foreign Language Film and made the list of nominees. In January 2011 he was selected as one of the top ten film makers to watch.

Birth Date
Age 51
Trois-Rivières - Québec - Canada
  • Director
  • Writer
Film Industry

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Year Movie Country Role Credit Ratings
2017 Blade Runner 2049 Canada, United States, Hungary, United Kingdom Director 0.00
2016 Arrival United States Director 0.00
2015 Sicario United States Director 0.00
2013 Enemy Canada, Spain Director 0.00
2013 Prisoners United States Director 0.00
2010 Incendies Canada, France Director, Writer 0.00
2009 Polytechnique Canada Director, Writer 0.00
2000 Maelström Canada Director, Writer 0.00
1998 August 32nd on Earth Canada Director, Writer 0.00
1996 Cosmos Canada Director 0.00

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