A representative of a Canadian filmmaker said Vallee died suddenly in his hut outside Quebec City.
Jean-Marc Vallée, director and producer who won an Emmy Award for the director of the hit HBO series “Big Little Lies” and won multiple Oscar nominations for the 2013 drama “Dallas Buyers Club”, has passed away. I did. He was 58 years old.
His representative, Bumbleward, said on Sunday that Vallee died suddenly on a weekend in a cabin outside Quebec City, Canada.
For the past decade, Vallee has directed stars such as Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman, Amy Adams and Jake Gyllenhaal, and has been acclaimed for his naturalistic approach to filmmaking.
Even if you’ve never heard of Jean-Marc Vallée, it’s almost certain that you’ve seen movies such as his television directors “Big Little Lies,” “Sharp Objects,” “Dallas Buyers Club,” and “Wild.” There is none.
He had such a unique visual and narrative style. Such a huge talent quickly disappeared. rip pic.twitter.com/gQhEYCeT4k
— Joshua Axelrod (@jaxelburgh) December 27, 2021
He directed Emily Blunt at The Young Victoria in 2009, after the Dallas Buyers Club, featuring Matthew McConaughey and Jared Leto, was nominated for six Academy Awards, including the Best Picture Award. It has become a popular name in Hollywood.
He often shot with natural light and a handheld camera, giving the actor the freedom to improvise the script and move around the place of the scene. The crew roamed up and down the Pacific Coast Trail and shot Witherspoon in the 2014 “Wild.”
“They can move wherever they want,” a Canadian filmmaker said in a 2014 interview with The Associated Press about his actor. “It emphasizes storytelling, emotions, and characters.
I try not to interfere too much. There is no need to cut performance. In many cases, the cinematographer and I were: Not very good. But hey, it’s life. “
He reteamed with Witherspoon to oversee the first season of “Big Little Lies” in 2017 and oversee Adams for HBO at “Sharp Objects” in 2018. Valley won both DGA awards.
https://www.trtworld.com/art-culture/jean-marc-vallee-director-of-dallas-buyers-club-dies-at-58-53046?utm_source=other&utm_medium=rss Jean-Marc Vallée, director of the Dallas Buyers Club, dies at the age of 58