Denis Villeneuve

Active - 1996 - 2017  |   Born - Oct 3, 1967 in Gentilly, Quebec, Canada  |   Genres - Drama, Comedy Drama

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  • Inspired to become a filmmaker after watching Blade Runner at the age of 14. He was later appointed director of its sequel.
  • Started his career as a cinematographer on documentaries.
  • Won the Course Europe-Asie youth film competition in 1991, qualifying him for funds from the National Film Board.
  • Frequently works with Jake Gyllenhaal and cinematographer Roger Deakins.