Philippe Falardeau

Philippe Falardeau (born February 1, 1968 in Hull, Quebec) is a French-Canadian film director and screenwriter.wikipedia
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The Left-Hand Side of the Fridge

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His first feature film, The Left-Hand Side of the Fridge (La Moitié gauche du frigo) (2000) won Best Canadian First Feature at the 2000 Toronto International Film Festival and received a Best Screenplay nomination at the Quebec-based Jutra Awards.
The Left-Hand Side of the Fridge (La Moitié gauche du frigo) was the first full-length feature film by Canadian film director Philippe Falardeau, released in 2000.

Congorama

For his work on his second film, Congorama (2006), Falardeau won a Genie Award in 2007 for Best Original Screenplay.
Congorama is a Canadian film directed by Philippe Falardeau, released in 2006.

Monsieur Lazhar

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Falardeau received much press attention following the release of his 2011 film Monsieur Lazhar. The film premiered at the Locarno International Film Festival, where it won the Audience Award and the Variety Piazza Grande Award.
Monsieur Lazhar is a 2011 Canadian French-language drama film directed by Philippe Falardeau and starring Mohamed Saïd Fellag, Sophie Nélisse and Danielle Proulx.

Prix Iris

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His first feature film, The Left-Hand Side of the Fridge (La Moitié gauche du frigo) (2000) won Best Canadian First Feature at the 2000 Toronto International Film Festival and received a Best Screenplay nomination at the Quebec-based Jutra Awards.

2011 Toronto International Film Festival

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It also screened at the Toronto International Film Festival in September 2011, the Whistler Film Festival in December 2011, and selected for the 2012 Sundance Film Festival.

John Dunning Best First Feature Award

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Falardeau also received the Claude Jutra Award at the Canadian Genies (now called Canadian Screen Awards), in 2001 for this film.

27th Genie Awards

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For his work on his second film, Congorama (2006), Falardeau won a Genie Award in 2007 for Best Original Screenplay.

The Good Lie

In 2014, he directed the film The Good Lie, which stars Reese Witherspoon and premiered at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival to positive reviews.
The Good Lie is a 2014 American drama film written by Margaret Nagle and directed by Philippe Falardeau.

84th Academy Awards

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Following a wave of critical acclaim, the film was nominated for Best Foreign Language Film at the 84th Academy Awards, and also won six Canadian Screen Awards, including Best Motion Picture.

My Internship in Canada

He followed this up with My Internship in Canada (2015), which premiered at the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival.
My Internship in Canada (Guibord s'en va-t-en guerre) is a Canadian political satire film written and directed by Philippe Falardeau.

2015 Toronto International Film Festival

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He followed this up with My Internship in Canada (2015), which premiered at the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival.

Chuck (film)

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In 2015, Falardeau directed the film Chuck, which depicts the life of the heavyweight boxer Chuck Wepner, played by Liev Schreiber, and his 1975 fight with the heavyweight champion, Muhammad Ali.
Chuck (The Bleeder in the UK and Ireland) is a 2016 American biographical sports drama film directed by Philippe Falardeau and written by Jeff Feuerzeig, Jerry Stahl, Michael Cristofer and Liev Schreiber, who also stars in the title role.

2014 Toronto International Film Festival

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In 2014, he directed the film The Good Lie, which stars Reese Witherspoon and premiered at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival to positive reviews.

It's Not Me, I Swear!

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It is directed by Philippe Falardeau and is adapted from Bruno Hébert's novels C'est pas moi, je le jure! and Alice court avec René.

My Salinger Year

My Salinger Year is an upcoming American-Canadian-Irish drama film, written and directed by Philippe Falardeau, based upon the novel of the same name by Joanna Rakoff.

Reese Witherspoon

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In 2014, he directed the film The Good Lie, which stars Reese Witherspoon and premiered at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival to positive reviews.
In April 2013, Witherspoon began production in Atlanta on Canadian director Philippe Falardeau's film The Good Lie.

Liev Schreiber

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In 2015, Falardeau directed the film Chuck, which depicts the life of the heavyweight boxer Chuck Wepner, played by Liev Schreiber, and his 1975 fight with the heavyweight champion, Muhammad Ali.

In the Name of the Son (2012 film)

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Philippe Falardeau (born February 1, 1968 in Hull, Quebec) is a French-Canadian film director and screenwriter.

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Philippe Falardeau (born February 1, 1968 in Hull, Quebec) is a French-Canadian film director and screenwriter.

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Philippe Falardeau (born February 1, 1968 in Hull, Quebec) is a French-Canadian film director and screenwriter.

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He later studied political science at the University of Ottawa, before travelling around the world for the Quebec competitive television series Course Destination Monde, on which he emerged as the Grand Prize winner.

University of Ottawa

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He later studied political science at the University of Ottawa, before travelling around the world for the Quebec competitive television series Course Destination Monde, on which he emerged as the Grand Prize winner.

Toronto International Film Festival

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His first feature film, The Left-Hand Side of the Fridge (La Moitié gauche du frigo) (2000) won Best Canadian First Feature at the 2000 Toronto International Film Festival and received a Best Screenplay nomination at the Quebec-based Jutra Awards.

Genie Awards

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Falardeau also received the Claude Jutra Award at the Canadian Genies (now called Canadian Screen Awards), in 2001 for this film.