January 27, 2022

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Director Jean-Marc Wally is dead

Director Jean-Marc Wally is dead

Quebec director and producer Jean-Marc Wally wins Emmy for directing the hit HBO series Big little lies And including the 2013 drama Dallas Buyers’ Club Won several Oscar nominations, died. He is 58 years old.

Jean-Marc Wally died suddenly over the weekend in his chalet near Quebec, his spokesman Bumble Ward said Sunday.

Jean-Marc Wally has directed films such as Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman, Amy Adams and Jake Gillenhall over the past decade, and her approach to film has been praised.

He directed Emily Blunt Young Victoria Became a coveted name in Hollywood in 2009 and beyond Dallas Buyers’ Club, Starring Matthew McConaughey and Jared Leto, won six Oscar nominations, including Best Picture.

Image Crazy, Published in 2005, was a huge success in Quebec, winning less than fourteen Jutra Prizes – now known as the Iris Prizes – and ten Genie Prizes.

Jean-Marc Wally was often filmed with natural light and hand-held cameras, giving the actors the freedom to enhance the script and move around the scene. The team traveled to the Pacific Ridge Trail for filming Wild, Released in 2014, starring Reese Witherspoon.

In an interview with the Associated Press in 2014, the filmmaker said of his cast, “They can move wherever they want. I give importance to the story, the emotion, the characters. I try not to get too involved. Sucks. It’s not very interesting. But, hey, it’s life. ””

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

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

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