Philippe Falardeau

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Falardeau doing a Q&A at the 41st International Film Festival Rotterdam

Philippe Falardeau (born 1968 in Hull, Quebec, Canada) is a Canadian film director and screenwriter.

His first feature film, La Moitié gauche du frigo (2000) won "Best Canadian First Feature" at the Toronto International Film Festival and a Best Screenplay nomination at the Quebec-based Jutra Awards. Falardeau also received the Claude Jutra Award at the Canadian Genies in 2001 for this film.

Falardeau's Congorama won him a Genie Award in 2007 for Best Original Screenplay. His 2011 film Monsieur Lazhar was nominated for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 84th Academy Awards.[1]



  1. ^ "Oscars 2012: Nominees in full". BBC News. 2012-01-24. Retrieved 2012-01-24. 

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