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Denis Villeneuve
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Date of Birth: Oct 3, 1967

Country: Canada

Biography: Denis Villeneuve is a French Canadian film director and writer. He was born in 1967, in Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada. He started his career as a filmmaker at the National Film Board of Canada. He is best known for his feature films Arrival (2016), Sicario (2015), Prisoners (2013), Enemy (2013), and Incendies (2010). He is married to Tanya Lapointe.

Total Titles at Criticker: 14 - You've Seen 0

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Titles You Haven't Rated: Director (14) | Writer (6)
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Blade Runner 2049 (2017)
Thirty years after the events of the first film, a new blade runner, LAPD Officer K (Ryan Gosling), unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what's left of society into chaos. K's discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford), a former LAPD blade runner who has been missing for 30 years. (imdb)
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Arrival (2016)
Taking place after alien crafts land around the world, an expert linguist is recruited by the military to determine whether they come in peace or are a threat. (imdb)
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Sicario (2015)
A young female FBI agent joins a secret CIA operation to take down a Mexican cartel boss, a job that ends up pushing her ethical and moral values to the limit. (imdb)
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Enemy (2014)
A man seeks out his exact look-alike after spotting him in a movie. (imdb)
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Prisoners (2013)
When Keller Dover's daughter and her friend go missing, he takes matters into his own hands as the police pursue multiple leads and the pressure mounts. But just how far will this desperate father go to protect his family?
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Etude empirique sur l
Study about the melody and the use of colors. (letterboxd.com)
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Rated R for Nudity (2011)
In this short film, filmmaker Denis Villeneuve takes a playful stab at mass hypnosis. Celebrating the mesmerizing power of movies, he offers mischievous glimpses into a subconscious world inhabited by Bergman, Spielberg... and Bo Derek. (nfb.ca)
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Incendies (2010)
A mother's last wishes send twins Jeanne and Simon on a journey to Middle East in search of their tangled roots. Adapted from Wajdi Mouawad's acclaimed play, Incendies tells the powerful and moving tale of two young adults' voyage to the core of deep-rooted hatred, never-ending wars and enduring love. (imdb)
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Polytechnique (2009)
A dramatization of the Montreal Massacre of 1989 where several female students were murdered by an unstable misogynist.
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Next Floor (2008)
Next Floor (2008) - Short Film
During an opulent and luxurious banquet, complete with hordes of servers and valets, eleven pampered guests participate in what appears to be a ritualistic gastronomic carnage. In this absurd and grotesque universe, an unexpected sequence of events destabilizes the endless symphony of abundance
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120 Seconds to Get Elected (2006)
A politician has just a couple of minutes to convince people to vote for him, and tries to seduce his audience with promises he thinks they want to hear. (imdb)
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Maelström (2000)
After plunging her car into a river, a woman encounters a man who helps her come to terms with her life. (imdb)
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Un 32 août sur terre (1998)
Young Simone gets hit by a near fatal car crash, and as she questions her mortality, she also decides to have a baby. Her candidate for a father is her best friend Phillipe who happens to be seeing someone. He agrees, as long as they conceive in Salt Lake City, in the desert. The trip teaches many lessons about love, solitude, and self-discovery. (imdb)
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REW-FFWD (1994)
REW-FFWD (1994) - Short Film
In this film by Denis Villeneuve, a young photographer is on assignment in Jamaica. It's a cultural shock! First anguished, he later becomes quite fascinated by the people he meets, their neighbourhood and their music. (National Film Board of Canada)
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