January 17, 2022

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Director Jean-Marc Valley is dead

Director Jean-Marc Valley is dead

Quebec director and producer Jean-Marc Wally has won an Emmy Award for directing the hit HBO series. Big little lies And including the 2013 play Dallas Buyers Club Won several Oscar nominations and passed away. He is 58 years old.

His representative, Bumble Ward, said on Sunday that Jean-Marc Wally had died suddenly over the weekend in his room near Quebec.

Jean-Marc Wally has been praised for his approach to cinema, directing stars such as Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman, Amy Adams and Jack Gillenhall over the past decade.

He directed Emily Blunt Young Victoria In 2009 it became a sought after name in Hollywood Dallas Buyers Club, Starring Matthew McConaughey and Jared Leto, has won six Oscar nominations, including Best Picture.

Picture Crazy, Released in 2005, was a huge success in Quebec, winning fourteen Judra prizes – now known as the Iris Prizes – and ten genie prizes.

Jean-Marc Wally often filmed with natural light and portable cameras, giving the actors the freedom to improve the screenplay and move around a scene. The crew traveled along the Pacific Ridge for the filming of the movie Show, Released in 2014, starring Reese Witherspoon.

In a 2014 interview with the Associated Press, the filmmaker said of his cast, “They can go anywhere.” “It emphasizes the story, the emotion, the characters. I try not to get too involved. I do not need to interrupt the benefits. A lot of times the cinematographer and I will say, ‘This place is so bad. It’s not very interesting. But, hey, that’s life.” “

He teamed up with Reese Witherspoon to run the first season Big little lies In 2017, the series was directed by actress Amy Adams Sharp objects, In 2018, for HBO.

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– With information from Ryan Pearson of the Associated Press in Los Angeles.

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