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'Incendies' Director Denis Villeneuve To Helm Animated Take On Joe Sacco's Graphic Novel 'Footnotes In Gaza'

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • February 1, 2012 9:21 AM
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Quebecois filmmaker Denis Villeneuve has always been one of French-speaking Canada's most exciting filmmaking talents, thanks to the likes of "Maelström" and "Polytechnique," both of which won him Genie awards for Best Director, but last year saw him really start to make waves internationally with his Oscar-nominated drama "Incendies." That film saw him leap up Hollywood directorial wish-lists, with the filmmaker becoming attached to the long-gestating Black List script "Prisoners," while late last year saw reports that he'd be teaming up with Jessica Chastain for an adaptation of Russell Banks' novel "The Darling."

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