Nathan Morlando

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Nathan Morlando is a Canadian screenwriter and film director.[1] He is best known for his feature film debut Citizen Gangster, which won the Toronto International Film Festival Award for Best Canadian First Feature Film at the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival.[2]

A graduate of the University of Toronto, Morlando debuted at the 2002 Toronto International Film Festival with his short film Countdown.[3] He had already written the script for Citizen Gangster, which was slated to be directed by Denis Villeneuve in 2000.[4] The film was not made at that time, however, and Morlando became its director by the time it finally moved forward in the 2010s.[5]

He directed an episode of the television series Copper in 2013.

His second feature film, Mean Dreams, was released in 2016.[6]


  1. ^ "Boyd Gang: The Hollywood robber gets his close-up". Toronto Star, April 2, 2011.
  2. ^ "Lesser-known films win at TIFF". Windsor Star, September 19, 2011.
  3. ^ "Film Festival '02". Toronto Star, September 1, 2002.
  4. ^ "Canadian producers gang up for Boyd flick". Toronto Star, September 13, 2000.
  5. ^ "Notorious Boyd Gang leader gets his Hollywood moment". Toronto Star, February 11, 2011.
  6. ^ "Nathan Morlando’s next feature goes to camera". Playback, October 30, 2015.

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