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Denys Arcand

Denys Arcand
  • Career: Director Actor
  • Top celebrities: 7629
  • BirthDate: 1941, 25 of June , Deschambault, Québec, Canada
  • Spouse: Denise Robert (? - present)
  • Zodiac sign: Cancer
  • Facts of life

    Denys Arcand

    Denys Arcand is an American Actors born on April 14, 1973 in the New York City. He started his acting career very young and so far he has acted in many popular movies. His roles diverse through many difficult acting genres, earning good acclaim for his acting skills. Throughout his career, Denys Arcand acted in several commercially and critically acclaimed movies, making his a household name in USA. His acting career includes movies like Lords of Dogtown, A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints, Assassination of a High School President, Hamlet 2, nothing like the Holidays, Supporting Characters, Fruitvale Station, etc. Along with the Hollywood movies, he also enjoyed good bit of success on TV as he appeared in several TV shows like Law & Order, Person of Interest, and CSI: Miami. His lead role in the movie The Pianist gave him the widespread recognition he has today and earned him several prestigious awards as well.

  • Awards: Nominated Oscar - 2004 for "Best Writing, Original Screenplay for:Les invasions barbares (2003)."
    Nominated Silver Condor - 2005 for "Best Foreign Film, Not in the Spanish Language (Mejor Película Extranjera en Idioma no Español) for:Les invasions barbares (2003). Canada/France."
    Nominated Silver Condor - 1991 for "Best Foreign Film (Mejor Película Extranjera) for:Jésus de Montréal (1989). Canada."
    Nominated BAFTA Film Award - 2004 for "Best Film not in the English Language for:Les invasions barbares (2003). Shared with: Denise Robert Daniel Louis"
    Nominated BAFTA Film Award - 1991 for "Best Film not in the English Language for:Jésus de Montréal (1989). Shared with: Roger Frappier Pierre Gendron"
    Won Golden Kinnaree Award - 2004 for "Best Film for:Les invasions barbares (2003)."
    Won Canadian Film Award - 1965 for "Best Films for Children for:Samuel de Champlain: Québec 1603 (1964)."
    Won Best Screenplay - 2003 for "for:Les invasions barbares (2003)."
    Won Jury Prize - 1989 for "for:Jésus de Montréal (1989)."
    Won FIPRESCI Prize - 1986 for "for:Le déclin de l'empire américain (1986)."
    Nominated Gold Hugo - 1989 for "Best Feature for:Jésus de Montréal (1989)(feature film)."
    Won Czech Lion - 2005 for "Best Foreign Language Film (Nejlepsí zahranicní film) for:Les invasions barbares (2003). Canada/France."
    Won César - 2004 for "Best Director (Meilleur réalisateur) for:Les invasions barbares (2003)."
    Won David - 2004 for "Best Foreign Film (Miglior Film Straniero) for:Les invasions barbares (2003)."
    Won DGC Craft Award - 2004 for "Outstanding Achievement in Direction - Feature Film for:Les invasions barbares (2003)."
    Won Screen International Award - 2003 for "for:Les invasions barbares (2003). Canada."
    Nominated Genie - 2008 for "Best Achievement in Direction for:L'âge des ténèbres (2007)."
    Won Genie - 2004 for "Best Achievement in Direction for:Les invasions barbares (2003)."
    Nominated Genie - 2001 for "Best Screenplay for:Stardom (2000). Shared with: Jacob Potashnik"
    Won Genie - 1990 for "Best Achievement in Direction for:Jésus de Montréal (1989)."
    Won Genie - 1987 for "Best Achievement in Direction for:Le déclin de l'empire américain (1986)."
    Won Gémeaux - 1997 for "Best Direction - Dramatic Program (Meilleure réalisation: Émission dramatique) for:Joyeux Calvaire (1996)."
    Nominated Silver Ribbon - 2004 for "Best Foreign Director (Regista del Miglior Film Straniero) for:Les invasions barbares (2003)."
    Nominated Jutra - 2008 for "Best Achievement in Directing (Meilleure Réalisation) for:L'âge des ténèbres (2007)."
    Won Jutra - 2004 for "Best Direction (Meilleure Réalisation) for:Les invasions barbares (2003)."
    Won Lumiere Award - 2004 for "Best French-Language Film (Meilleur film francophone) for:Les invasions barbares (2003)."
    Won Golden Space Needle Award - 1990 for "Best Director for:Jésus de Montréal (1989)."
    Won TFCA Award - 2003 for "Best Screenplay for:Les invasions barbares (2003). Tied with Sofia Coppola for Трудности перевода (2003)."
    Won Best Canadian Feature Film - 2003 for "for:Les invasions barbares (2003)."
    Won International Critics' Award - 1989 for "for:Jésus de Montréal (1989)."
    Won Best Canadian Feature Film - 1986 for "for:Le déclin de l'empire américain (1986)."
    Won Audience Award - 2003 for "Official Section for:Les invasions barbares (2003)."
    Won VFCC Award - 2004 for "Best Director - Canadian Film for:Les invasions barbares (2003)."
    Won WGC Award - 2001 for "for:Stardom (2000). Shared with: Jacob Potashnik"
  • Position in top best awards winner: 313
  • Films with Denys Arcand: The Age of Ignorance - 2007
    The Barbarian Invasions - 2003
    Stardom - 2000
    Joyeux Calvaire - 1996
    Love & Human Remains - 1993
    Montréal vu par... - 1992
    Jesus of Montreal - 1989
    The Decline of the American Empire - 1986
    Empire, Inc. - 1985
    Murder in the Family - 1985
    Le crime d'Ovide Plouffe - 1984
    Le confort et l'indifférence - 1982
    On est au coton - 1976
    Gina - 1975
    Réjeanne Padovani - 1973
    Québec: Duplessis et après... - 1972
    La maudite galette - 1972
    Parcs atlantiques - 1967
    Volleyball - 1966
    La route de l'Ouest - 1965
    Les montréalistes - 1965
    Champlain - 1964
    Samuel de Champlain: Québec 1603 - 1964
    Alone or with Others - 1962
    Ma soeur, mon amour - 1992
    Duplessis - 1977
    Between Sweet and Salt Water - 1967
    Jusqu'au cou - 1964
    Appuis et suspensions - 1964
    Parallèles et grand soleil - 1964
    Springboard to the Sun - 1964
    Barney's Version - 2010
    Idole instantanée - 2005
    Les Bougon: C'est aussi ça la vie - 2005
    Tideline - 2004
    Léolo - 1992
    Un zoo la nuit - 1987
    Normande - 1975
    On n'engraisse pas les cochons à l'eau claire - 1973
    Mon oeil - 1971
    Nominingue... depuis qu'il existe - 1968
    C'est pas la faute à Jacques Cartier - 1968
    La vie fantôme - 1996
    Les amoureuses - 1993
    Lost & Profound - 2005
    Maple Flavour Films - 2008
    Weird Sex and Snowshoes: A Trek Through the Canadian Cinematic Psyche - 2004
    In the Shadow of Hollywood - 2000
    Dogma - 1999
    Le confessionnal - 1995
    Making a Scene - 2010
    Ce soir (ou jamais!) - 2007
    Achieving the Unachievable - 2007
    Le direct avant la lettre - 2006
    There Is No Direction - 2005
    Charlie Rose - 2004
    Shootout - 2004
    The 76th Annual Academy Awards - 2004
    La nuit des Césars - 2004
    L'invitation aux images - 2003
    Luce Guilbeault, explorActrice - 2000
    De l'art et la manière chez Denys Arcand - 2000
    The Magical Eye - 1989
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