Jean-Marc Vallée (1963–2021)


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Jean-Marc Vallée was a Canadian filmmaker, editor and screenwriter from Montreal. He directed Black List, C.R.A.Z.Y., The Young Victoria, Wild, Dallas Buyers Club, Los Locos, Loser Love and Café de Flore. He also created the HBO shows Big Little Lies and Sharp Objects. He was married to Chantal Cadieux and had two sons. He passed away on Christmas... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 31 wins & 35 nominations. See more awards »

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C.R.A.Z.Y. Director
(2005)
(2013)
Café de Flore Director
(2011)
Wild Director
(2014)

Filmography

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 2018 Sharp Objects (TV Mini Series) (8 episodes)
- Milk (2018)
- Falling (2018)
- Cherry (2018)
- Closer (2018)
- Ripe (2018)
 2017 Big Little Lies (TV Series) (7 episodes)
- Burning Love (2017)
- Once Bitten (2017)
- Living the Dream (2017)
 2015 Demolition
 2014/I Wild
 2005 C.R.A.Z.Y.
 2000 The Secret Adventures of Jules Verne (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Southern Comfort (2000)
 1999 Loser Love
 1998 Magical Words (Short)
 1997 Los Locos
 1996 Strangers (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Leave (1996)
 1996 Les fleurs magiques (Short)
 1995 Liste noire
 1992 Stereotypes (Short)
 1985 Angel: Angel's Evolution (Music Video)
 1985 Glockenspiel: Odeline (Music Video)
 1985 New News: The Splice of Life (Music Video)
 1985 Wild Touch: My Chick Is in My Bed (Music Video)
Show Show Editor (13 credits)
Show Show Producer (8 credits)
Show Show Writer (8 credits)
Show Show Actor (3 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (8 credits)
Show Show Self (18 credits)

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Alternate Names:

Jay M. Glen | John Mac McMurphy | Jean-Marc Vallee | Jai M. Vee | Jim Vega

Height:

6' (1.83 m)

Spouse:

Chantal Cadieux  (divorced)  (2 children)

Children:

Émile Vallée | See more »
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Personal Quote:

[on Demolition (2015)] A lot of the stuff was shot like a documentary. We're just observing, capturing, trying not to interfere. Of course were are staging, we have a script and making a fiction film. Here's this sandbox, play in it and we're going to watch you play in it and not try to interfere so it looks real. The goal is not to put style and fancy camera moves and colors above substance, ... See more »

Trivia:

Has directed 4 actors to Oscar-nominated performances: Reese Witherspoon, Laura Dern, Matthew McConaughey and Jared Leto. Leto and McConaughey won the award for their performances in Dallas Buyers Club (2013). See more »

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Tends to avoid artificial lighting See more »

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