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Philippe Falardeau

Philippe Falardeau

Canadian film director and screenwriter
February 1, 1968 (56 years old)
Can. 2025. Dramatic comedy by Philippe Falardeau. On his wedding day with a Quebec woman, a son of Lebanese immigrants from Egypt, who suffers from insomnia, has to deal with an unreliable best man, who is also his cousin.
Can. 2020. Drama by Philippe Falardeau with Margaret Qualley, Sigourney Weaver, Douglas Booth. An aspiring writer lands a job at a New York City literary agency, where her job is to answer the mail of the house’s star author, J.D. Salinger.
Runtime: 105 min.
U.S. 2016. Sports drama by Philippe Falardeau with Liev Schreiber, Naomi Watts, Elisabeth Moss. The rise and fall of boxer Chuck Wepner, whose dignified and resilient defeat of Muhammad Ali in 1975 inspired the movie Rocky.
Runtime: 101 min.

My Internship in Canada

V.O.: Guibord s'en va-t-en guerre
Can. 2015. Comedy by Philippe Falardeau with Patrick Huard, Irdens Exantus, Suzanne Clément. Learning that his vote would determine whether or not Canada would enter the war, an independent Member of Parliament consults the citizens of his vast northern Quebec riding.
Runtime: 108 min.
U.S. 2014. Drama by Philippe Falardeau with Reese Witherspoon, Arnold Oceng, Ger Duany. In Missouri, three brothers, refugees from the civil war in Sudan, are cared for by a scruffy single woman who works for an employment agency.
Runtime: 109 min.
Bel. 2012. Satire by Vincent Lannoo with Astrid Whettnall, Philippe Nahon, Achille Ridolfi. After her teenage son commits suicide after confessing that he was in love with a priest, a religious widow goes on a crusade against pedophile priests.
Runtime: 80 min.
Can. 2011. Drama by Philippe Falardeau with Mohamed Fellag, Sophie Nélisse, Émilien Néron. An Algerian awaiting refugee status is tricked into replacing a Montreal teacher who hanged herself in her Grade Six classroom.
Runtime: 95 min.

It's Not Me, I Swear!

V.O.: C'est pas moi, je le jure!
Can. 2008. Dramatic comedy by Philippe Falardeau with Antoine L'Écuyer, Daniel Brière, Suzanne Clément. In the late 1960s, a ten-year-old boy begins to act out after his mother leaves the family home.
Runtime: 110 min.
Can. 2006. Dramatic comedy by Philippe Falardeau with Olivier Gourmet, Paul Ahmarani, Jean-Pierre Cassel. In search of his biological parents in Quebec, a Belgian inventor befriends a young bohemian seeking to rehabilitate the memory of his father.
Runtime: 105 min.

The Left Side of the Fridge

V.O.: La Moitié gauche du frigo
Can. 2000. Dramatic comedy by Philippe Falardeau with Paul Ahmarani, Stéphane Demers, Geneviève Néron. In active job search, a young engineer allows his roommate to shoot a documentary about his everyday life.
Runtime: 90 min.

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