Christian Duguay (director)

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Christian Duguay
Born (1956-03-30) March 30, 1956 (age 59)
Montreal, Quebec
Occupation Film director, cinematographer, film producer
Years active 1984–present
Children 4

Christian Duguay (born March 30, 1956)[1] is a Canadian director.


He directed the Emmy nominated miniseries Hitler: The Rise of Evil, which aired on the CBC in May 2003. He is best known for directing the action films Screamers (1995) starring Peter Weller and Roy Dupuis and The Art of War (2000) starring Wesley Snipes and Michael Biehn. In 2009 he directed a television mini-series about Saint Augustine of Hippo.[2] His latest project is a two-part mini-series about Pope Pius XII and the occupation of Rome by the Nazis during World War II.

Personal life[edit]

Duguay has four children, Orlando, Sebastien, Natalia and Victoria.

Selected filmography[edit]

Awards and nominations[edit]

  • 2006, Directors Guild of Canada Craft Award (Outstanding Direction - Television Movie/Mini-Series) for Human Trafficking (2005) (TV)
  • 2006, Gemini Award (Best Dramatic Mini-Series) for Human Trafficking (2005) (TV)
  • 2006, nominated for a Gemini Award (Best Direction in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series) for Lies My Mother Told Me (2005) (TV)
  • 2003, nominated for an Emmy Award (Outstanding Miniseries) for Hitler: The Rise of Evil (2003) (TV)
  • 1999, nominated for an Emmy Award (Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries or a Movie) for Joan of Arc (1999) (TV)
  • 1996, Gemini Award (Best Direction in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series) for Million Dollar Babies (1994) (TV)


  1. ^ "Christian Duguay". Tout Le Cines Challenges (in French) (Challenges). Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  2. ^ Lux Vide:Augustine - The Decline of the Roman Empire, 25.12.09

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