Denis Villeneuve

Denis Villeneuve

  • Birthday: 1967-10-03
  • Place of birth: Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada
  • Also know as: 드니 빌뇌브

Biography

Denis Villeneuve OC CQ (born October 3, 1967) is a Canadian filmmaker. He is a four-time recipient of the Canadian Screen Award (formerly Genie Award) for Best Direction, winning for Maelström in 2001, Polytechnique in 2009, Incendies in 2010 and Enemy in 2013. The first three of these films also won the Canadian Screen Award for Best Motion Picture, while the latter was awarded the prize for best Canadian film of the year by the Toronto Film Critics Association. Internationally, he is known for directing several critically acclaimed films, including the thrillers Prisoners (2013) and Sicario (2015), as well as the science fiction films Arrival (2016) and Blade Runner 2049 (2017). For his work on Arrival, he received an Academy Award nomination for Best Director. He was awarded the prize of Director of the Decade by the Hollywood Critics Association in December 2019. His latest film, Dune (2021), based on Frank Herbert's novel of the same name, premiered at the 78th Venice International Film Festival; the film received critical acclaim, was a commercial success at the box office internationally, is currently his highest grossing film to date, and earned him Academy Award nominations for Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Picture, with the film itself winning a leading six Oscars at the 94th Academy Awards.

Filmography

Production

Thlípsi

2018

As Thanks

Last and First Men

2020

As Thanks

Icewarrior

1994

As Intern

Polytechnique

2009

As Director

Maelström

2000

As Director

Incendies

2010

As Director

August 32nd on Earth

1998

As Director

Next Floor

2008

As Director

Cosmos

1996

As Director

Prisoners

2013

As Director

Enemy

2013

As Director

REW-FFWD

1994

As Director

Sicario

2015

As Director

Rated R for Nudity

2011

As Director

Arrival

2016

As Director

Dune

2021

As Director

Blade Runner 2049

2017

As Director

Dune: Part Two

2024

As Director

Happiness Bound

2007

As Director

Cleopatra

0000

As Director

Rendezvous with Rama

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As Director

Dune Messiah

0000

As Director

Dune

2021

As Producer

Dune: Part Two

2024

As Producer

Polytechnique

2009

As Writer

Maelström

2000

As Writer

REW-FFWD

1994

As Writer

August 32nd on Earth

1998

As Writer

Dune

2021

As Screenplay

Dune: Part Two

2024

As Screenplay

Cosmos

1996

As Writer

Dune Messiah

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As Screenplay

Incendies

2010

As Screenplay

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