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Denis Villeneuve
Born October 3, 1967 (age 52)
Denis Villeneuve (born October 3, 1967) is a Canadian film director and writer. He is a four-time recipient of the Canadian Screen Award (formerly Genie Award) for Best Direction, for Maelström in 2001, Polytechnique in 2010, Incendies in 2011, and Enemy in 2013. The first three films also won the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television Award for Best Motion Picture.
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Blade Runner 2049
[2017]
 
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Movie | Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller | 2h 44min
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A young blade runner's discovery of a long-buried secret leads him to track down former blade runner Rick Deckard, who's been missing for thirty years.
Arrival
[2016]
 
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Movie | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi | 1h 56min
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When twelve mysterious spacecrafts appear around the world, linguistics professor Louise Banks is tasked with interpreting the language of the apparent alien visitors.
Prisoners
[2013]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 2h 33min
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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.
Sicario
[2015]
 
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Movie | Action, Crime, Drama | 2h 1min
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An idealistic FBI agent is enlisted by a government task force to aid in the escalating war against drugs at the border area between the U.S. and Mexico.
Enemy
[2013]
 
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Movie | Mystery, Thriller | 1h 31min
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A man seeks out his exact look-alike after spotting him in a movie.
Incendies
[2010]
 
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Movie | Drama, Mystery, War | 2h 11min
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Twins journey to the Middle East to discover their family history, and fulfill their mother's last wishes.
Polytechnique
[2009]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, History | 1h 17min
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A dramatization of the Montreal Massacre of 1989 where several female engineering students were murdered by an unstable misogynist.
Next Floor
[2008]
 
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Short Movie | Comedy, Short | 11min
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During an opulent banquet, eleven pampered guests participate in what appears to be a ritualistic gastronomic carnage. In this grotesque universe, an unexpected sequence of events destabilizes the endless symphony of abundance.
Maelstrom
[2000]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 27min
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After plunging her car into a river, a woman encounters a man who helps her come to terms with her life.
August 32nd on Earth
[1998]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance | 1h 28min
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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.
120 Seconds to Get Elected
[2006]
 
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Short Movie | Short
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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.
Rated R for Nudity
[2011]
 
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Short Movie | Short | 3min
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A unique triptych comprised of three autonomous, yet inextricable acts unfold in front our very eyes, through an experimental session of attempted mass hypnosis.
REW FFWd
[1994]
 
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Short Movie | Documentary, Short | 31min
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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 neighborhood and their music.
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