Denis Villeneuve

Prisoners

Prisoners is a slow-burn thriller–think the pacing of Zodiac, also starring Jake Gyllenhaal–which takes us into the lives of two families affected by a horrific crime: the kidnapping of their young daughters. As neighbors, the Kellers and Birches gather for a low-key Thanksgiving dinner. Their two youngest children ask to run to the other house …

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Incendies

Based on the play Scorched by Wajdi Mouawad, Incendies introduces various characters that are destined to collide in a way that would befit a Greek tragedy. In the present day, college-age twins Jeanne and Simon are presented with the mysterious contents of their mother Nawal’s will. Their mother escaped a war-torn Middle-Eastern country, and told …

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