July 2, 2022

Canadian director Jean-Marc Vallée, author of “Dallas Buyers Club”, dead at 58

The film “Dallas Buyers Club” (2013) was Oscar nominated and won an Oscar for actors Matthew McConaughey and Jared Leto.

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Canadian director Jean-Marc Vallée, author of the film Dallas Buyers Club, has died at the age of 58, his agency announced on Sunday (December 26th). “Rest in peace, Jean-Marc Vallée. The world is much less interesting without you”, wrote the Hive Communication Collective agency on Instagram.

The film Dallas Buyers Club (2013) was Oscar nominated and won an Oscar for actors Matthew McConaughey and Jared Leto.

The Quebec director had recently obtained an Emmy for his show on the HBO television channel Big Little Lies (Little secrets, big lies) and was also praised for Sharp Objects.

Jean-Marc Vallée died suddenly at his home near Quebec City, according to US media. The HBO channel declared itself “shocked by the announcement of his sudden death “.” Jean-Marc Vallee was a brilliant and conscientious director “, she added in a statement released by The Hollywood Reporter.

“Jean-Marc had bet on authenticity, doing things differently”, her co-producer, Nathan Ross, said in a statement. “The maestro will be missed but it is heartwarming to know that the beauty of his style and the power of his work will outlive him.”