Denys Arcand

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Birthday
25, 1941
Birthplace
Canada
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
25, 1941 (age 77)
Birthplace
Canada

About

Academy Award-winning director of the 2004 film The Barbarian Invasions, which won the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film.

Before Fame

He attended Jesuit school for nine years.

Trivia

His three films-Jesus of Montreal, The Decline of the American Empire, and The Barbarian Invasions--were on the Toronto International Film Festival's 2004 list of the Top 10 Canadian Films of All Time.

Family Life

He and his wife adopted an orphaned Chinese girl named Mingxia.

Associated With

He was nominated for an Oscar for Best Original Screenplay for The Barbarian Invasions but lost to Sofia Coppola for Lost in Translation.