The body of Oscar-winning Canadian director Jean-Marc Valli for "Dallas Buyers Club" and the Emmy Award for HBO's "Big Little Lies" Known for his naturalistic and generous approach to those he worked with, he was found in his cottage outside Quebec this weekend at just 58 years old.
Confirmed and mentioned that this event was completely unexpected. No further details have been released at this time.
Wali was a film graduate of Ahuntsic College and the University of Quebec, Montreal. His first feature film, Liste noire, a 1995 trailer that tells the story of a judge's trial, was nominated for nine Canadian Grand Prix nominations, including Best Picture. He wrote and directed "C.R.A.Z.Y." in 2005. Which was an adult film known in Hollywood. In 2009, he directed the film "Young Victoria" starring Emily Blunt, depicting the early years of Queen Victoria. The film also won several major awards and nominations.
In 2013, he directed the critically acclaimed "Dallas Buyers Club." The drama film is based on the true story of Ron Woodruff, a Texas electrician and Rodeo rider who, after being diagnosed with H.I.V. In 1985, he fought for the disease for himself and others infected with the virus (which was illegal in the United States at the time).
The film was nominated for six Academy Awards and He eventually won three awards, including the Academy Award for Best Actor for Mr. McConaughey and Best Supporting Actor for Jared Leto.
The year after this great success, the governor released" Wild, "another film based on a true story in which Reese Witherspoon played Cheryl Stride. The film was nominated for several major awards, including an Academy Award for Best Actress.
The director topped several films and television series starring female actors. Including "Big Little Lies," starring Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon, Zoe Kravitz, Laura Dern, Shailene Woodley and Meryl Streep. The series, which chronicles violence in the wealthy coastal city of Monterey, California, won several Emmy Awards and another American Directors Guild Award. Adams, a patient reporter in a small town in Missouri, was nominated for eight Emmy Awards.
In an interview with HBO in 2018, Mr. Wally said, "The female characters have been the main focus, but we have done our best to create a real and tangible feeling for the viewers." He went on to admit that he never wanted to put style above story and emotion in the series.
He added that no storyboard was used in the production of the series, as he preferred to allow the actors to express their true selves. Give. "Instead of being active, I're reacting to what they're doing and explaining to them only what I're going to do with the camera," he said. The director was also known for avoiding the use of artificial light and even rehearsing. Nathan Ross, pp. The governor's producer and best friend described him in a statement as a "true artist" who has always fought for "creativity, originality and distinction in his works". "I know I will miss Master very much," he added.
Wali was set to direct and direct another HBO series, "Gorilla and the Bird," a short memoir series of the same name. It's about a public prosecutor who suffers from a mental illness.
In an interview with the New York Times in 2018, he described his work as an attempt to expose flaws in human nature: I'm attracted to these weakened stories and characters. But the truth is: humanity is a beautiful and at the same time dark humanity. "
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