As of: 12/27/2021 9:01 AM.
Filmmaker Jean-Marc Vallée died unexpectedly at the age of 58 at his home in Canada, according to his spokesman. He made a name for himself in Hollywood as a director of the movie “Dallas Buyers Club”.
Jean-Marc Vallée, director of the film “Dallas Buyers Club”, has died. The 58-year-old died astonishingly over the weekend at his home near Quebec in Canada, as announced by his spokesman, Bumble Ward.
The 2013 drama “Dallas Buyers Club” directed by Valli starring Matthew McConaughey and supporting actor Jared Leto won an Oscar. As a result, Wally was sought after as a filmmaker in Hollywood.
“I try not to interfere too much”
The Canadian also directed Big Little Lies and Victoria the Young Queen starring Emily Blunt. He also directed “The Big Trip – Wild” with Reese Witherspoon. Wally received an Emmy for director of “Big Little Lies”.
In his directorial work, Valli often relied on natural light and used a handheld camera. He allowed his actors to improvise scripts and move freely in the space of a scene.
With his approach, he emphasized storytelling, emotions and film characters, Valli said in an interview with the AP news agency in 2014: “I try not to be too interfering.”
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