Writer, Director, Actor
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 (1976), was ...
Born: June 25, 1941
Star sign: Cancer
Known for: The Barbarian Invasions (2003), Jesus of Montreal (1989), The Decline of the American Empire (1986), Days of Darkness (2007)