Denys Arcand


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One of Québec's most politically aware filmmakers, Denys Arcand studied history at Université de Montréal, where he co-directed Alone or with Others (1962) with Denis Héroux and co-written with Stéphane Venne. He joined the National Film Board (NFB) in 1963, where his feature-length documentary on the textile industry, On est au coton (1970), was ... See full bio »

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 2018 The Fall of the American Empire (written by)
 2016 Burghers of Vancouver (Documentary short)
 2012 Adam & Ève (TV Series) (13 episodes)
- Fantasmes (2012)
- Le dernier train (2012)
- Époque de rêve (2012)
- Illusions (2012)
- L'aventure (2012)
 2003 The Barbarian Invasions (writer)
 2000 Stardom (written by)
 1989 Jesus of Montreal (writer)
 1984 The Crime of Ovide Plouffe (TV Mini-Series) (6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1984)
- Episode #1.5 (1984)
- Episode #1.4 (1984)
- Episode #1.3 (1984)
- Episode #1.2 (1984)
 1978 Duplessis (TV Mini-Series) (7 episodes)
- La fin (1978)
- Le pouvoir (1978)
- La retraite (1978)
- L'échec (1978)
 1973 Réjeanne Padovani (writer)
 1972 Québec: Duplessis et après... (Documentary) (scenario)
 1966 Minute, papillon! (TV Series)
 1965 La route de l'Ouest (Documentary short)
 1964 Appuis et suspensions (Short)
 1964 Champlain (Documentary short)
 1964 Samuel de Champlain: Québec 1603 (Documentary short)
 1964 Springboard to the Sun (Short)
 1964 Jusqu'au cou (collaborating writer)
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I don't know. I'm the worst possible writer. I have no method. I've never learned it. I never attended one course in scriptwriting. I'm the worst possible example that you could give aspiring young writers. See more »

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He was awarded the C.C. (Companion of the Order of Canada) on: October 29, 2004 and invested on June 10, 2005 from the Canadian Governor General. A leading light in Canadian cinema, he has continued to enthrall audiences around the world. Recognized as a superb director and master of dialogue, he has scripted and directed powerful films. He depicts important facets of our society and his critical... See more »

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