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François Girard

François Girard

French-Canadian film director and screenwriter
January 12, 1963 (60 years old)
Can. 2019. Drama from François Girard with Tim Roth, Clive Owen, Luke Doyle. In 1986, a music critic tries to uncover what happened to his best friend, who mysteriously disappeared 35 years earlier.
Runtime: 113 min.

Hochelaga, Land of Souls

V.O.: Hochelaga, Terre des âmes
Can. 2017. History by François Girard with Samian, Vincent Pérez, Wahiakeron Gilbert. An Indigenous doctoral student in archaeology reveals the major discoveries he made following a land collapse in a Montreal university stadium.
Runtime: 100 min.
U.S. 2014. Drama from François Girard with Garrett Wareing, Dustin Hoffman, Kevin McHale. When his mother dies, an undisciplined eleven-year-old boy with the voice of an angel is sent by his father to a boarding school dedicated to choral singing.
Runtime: 106 min.
Can. 2007. Psychological drama from François Girard with Michael Pitt, Keira Knightley, Alfred Molina. During an expedition to Japan, a young Frenchman in search of silkworms is captivated by the beauty of a mysterious woman.
Runtime: 109 min.
Can. 1998. Chronicle from François Girard with Samuel L. Jackson, Jean-Luc Bideau, Sylvia Chang. After having crossed the ages and the continents, a superb Italian violin of the seventeenth century is presented at auction in Montreal.
Runtime: 130 min.

Peter Gabriel - Secret World Live

V.O.: Secret World Live
Can. 1994. Music documentary from François Girard.
Runtime: 102 min.
Can. 1993. Essay film from François Girard with Colm Feore, Gale Garnett, David Hughes. Thirty-two paintings evoking various stages of the life and career of Canadian pianist Glenn Gould.
Runtime: 93 min.
Can. 1990. Fantasy from François Girard with Michel Dumont, Geneviève Rioux, Guy Thauvette. On a sailing trip with his daughter and her lover, a middle-aged man wakes up alone in the aftermath of a storm and is taken aboard a mysterious cargo ship.
Runtime: 90 min.

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