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Earlier this weekCanadian filmmaker Jean-Marc Vallée has died unexpectedly at the age of 58 to the shock of loved ones and fans. Director, best known for directing popular films such as Dallas Buyers Club and Wild as well as HBO’s hit TV series Big Little Lies and Sharp subject, died at his lakeside chalet in Québec. His cause of death has yet to be determined.
Vallée’s family has now released a statement following his death on Christmas Day, as shared by Limit line. Their statement to the press confirms that the coroner’s preliminary report is unable to determine the exact cause of his death at this time. However, it has been determined that it is not the result of another party’s intervention, a voluntary act, or a known disease. More in-depth analysis is underway.
Vallée’s sons Alex and Emile praised their “generous” father, who “lived his life to the fullest” in their own statement:
“Our father was a chivalrous man, deeply human and living his life to the fullest,” the sons recall. “He wants to live a long life and is working on big projects! He was an inspiration to many and leaves great memories for those who had the privilege of working with him, loving him and appreciating his craft.”
Other words expressed gratitude for the outpouring of sadness and support following Vallée’s death, and called on the family to show respect to mourn his loss.
“We want to thank everyone who took the time to express their sadness and compassion. We are grateful for the support from all over the world. Alex, Emile, their mother and the Vallée family are making this official statement and are now asking everyone to please respect their need to mourn their loss privately. Rest assured that additional information and details of a filmmaker’s birthday celebration will be made available at a later date. And as Jean-Marc would say: “Cut, print, thanks, goodbye!”
Vallée rose to fame in the film industry by directing various films and short films in his native Canada during the 1990s and early 2000s. Then he got his breakthrough. his big break in Hollywood with 2009 The Young Victoria, starring Emily Blunt, the film earned an Oscar nomination for Costume Design. 2013 Dallas Buyers Club, for which Matthew McConaughey and Jared Leto both won Oscars, solidified him as an unmissable filmmaker.
Next year 2014 Wild and 2015 Collapse, Jean-Marc Vallée turned his talents to television and directed the first season of Big Little Lies in 2017 and Sharp subject in 2019. It is now considered the ultimate directing credit in a stellar career.
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