Denys Arcand

Denys Arcand was born on June 25, 1941 in Canada. Academy Award-winning director of the 2004 film The Barbarian Invasions, which won the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film.
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Occupation Director
Age 79 years old
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Born June 25, 1941 (Canada)
Birthday June 25
Town/City Canada
Nationality Canada

๐ŸŒ™ Zodiac

Denys Arcandโ€™s zodiac sign is Cancer. According to astrologers, the sign of Cancer belongs to the element of Water, just like Scorpio and Pisces. Guided by emotion and their heart, they could have a hard time blending into the world around them. Being ruled by the Moon, phases of the lunar cycle deepen their internal mysteries and create fleeting emotional patterns that are beyond their control. As children, they don't have enough coping and defensive mechanisms for the outer world, and have to be approached with care and understanding, for that is what they give in return.

๐ŸŒ™ Chinese Zodiac Signs

Denys Arcand was born in the Year of the Snake. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Snake are seductive, gregarious, introverted, generous, charming, good with money, analytical, insecure, jealous, slightly dangerous, smart, they rely on gut feelings, are hard-working and intelligent. Compatible with Rooster or Ox.

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Academy Award-winning Director of the 2004 film The Barbarian Invasions, which won the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film.

Before Fame

He attended Jesuit school for nine years.


His three films-Jesus of Montreal, The Decline of the American Empire, and The Barbarian Invasions--were on the Toronto International Film Festival's 2004 list of the Top 10 Canadian Films of All Time.

Family Life

He and his wife adopted an orphaned Chinese girl named Mingxia.

Associated With

He was nominated for an Oscar for Best Original Screenplay for The Barbarian Invasions but lost to Sofia Coppola for Lost in Translation.

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