Director: Denis Villeneuve Run Time: 91 min. Rating: R Release Year: 2013
Starring: Isabella Rossellini, Jake Gyllenhaal, Joshua Peace, Mélanie Laurent, Sarah Gadon
Country: Canada, Spain, France
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About the film:
Adam Bell is a Toronto college professor. He is a rather somber man, largely because he is stuck in a routine, which includes a relationship with his live-in girlfriend, Mary. While watching a movie, he spots an actor in a bit part that looks exactly like him. He becomes obsessed with finding out about this double.
About the filmmaker:
Academy Award-nominee Denis Villeneuve is a French Canadian director and writer who has screened at Sundance, Toronto, Venice, Berlin, and Cannes, among others. In 2019, he was named Director of the Decade by the Hollywood Critics Association, and is best known for Incendies (2010), Prisoners (2013), Sicario (2015), Enemy (2013) — awarded best Canadian film of the year by the Toronto Film Critics Association in 2013 — and his sci-fi epics Arrival (2016) and Blade Runner 2049 (2017).
Villeneuve’s latest project, Dune (2021), based on the beloved novel by Frank Herbert, received 10 nominations at the 94th Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Adapted Screenplay, and won the most awards of the ceremony with six: Best Sound, Best Original Score, Best Film Editing, Best Production Design, Best Visual Effects, and Best Cinematography.See our upcoming films