Denys Arcand Overview

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Born: June 25, 1941

Born in Deschambault, Quebec, Arcand (brother of actor Gabriel Arcand) began his career in the 1960s as a documentary filmmaker. Most of his earliest works, Seul ou avec d'autres (1962), Champlain (1964), Parcs atlantiques (1967) and Volleyball (1966), were award-winning documentaries. His first feature films, La Maudite galette (1972) and Réjeanne Padovani (1973) were also selected for various awards. After completing the feature Gina (1974), Arcand went back to directing various... See All

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