The Visionnaires

#3 - Kim Nguyen: From Shooting War Movies in Congo to Attending the Oscars

September 13, 2020 MingXi Gu
The Visionnaires
#3 - Kim Nguyen: From Shooting War Movies in Congo to Attending the Oscars
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The Visionnaires
#3 - Kim Nguyen: From Shooting War Movies in Congo to Attending the Oscars
Sep 13, 2020
MingXi Gu

Kim Nguyen is an Oscar-nominated film director and screenwriter known for War Witch (2012), Le Nez (2014), Two Lovers and a Bear (2016), Eye on Juliet (2017), The Hummingbird Project (2018), and more. His 2012 film War Witch was nominated for Best International Feature at the Academy Awards and took home 10 awards at the 1st Canadian Screen Awards, the most by any movie of that year, including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, Best Actress, and more. He also guest directed episodes of Brooklyn Nine-Nine and Bellevue.

Kim's personal picks
Directors

  • Paul Thomas Anderson
  • Jonathan Glazer
  • Francis Ford Coppola
  • Harris Savides


Films

  • Original version of Apocalypse Now
  • The Conversation
  • 8 ½
  • Harry, un ami qui vous veut du bien
  • The Untamed (La región salvaje)
  • There Will Be Blood
  • Taxi Driver
  • A Serious Man
  • Rojo
  • Personal Shopper
  • Monos
  • Midnight Family
  • Lost In Translation
  • The Lighthouse
  • Leviathan
  • L’avventura
  • Holy Motors
  • Princess Mononoke


Show Notes

Kim Nguyen is an Oscar-nominated film director and screenwriter known for War Witch (2012), Le Nez (2014), Two Lovers and a Bear (2016), Eye on Juliet (2017), The Hummingbird Project (2018), and more. His 2012 film War Witch was nominated for Best International Feature at the Academy Awards and took home 10 awards at the 1st Canadian Screen Awards, the most by any movie of that year, including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, Best Actress, and more. He also guest directed episodes of Brooklyn Nine-Nine and Bellevue.

Kim's personal picks
Directors

  • Paul Thomas Anderson
  • Jonathan Glazer
  • Francis Ford Coppola
  • Harris Savides


Films

  • Original version of Apocalypse Now
  • The Conversation
  • 8 ½
  • Harry, un ami qui vous veut du bien
  • The Untamed (La región salvaje)
  • There Will Be Blood
  • Taxi Driver
  • A Serious Man
  • Rojo
  • Personal Shopper
  • Monos
  • Midnight Family
  • Lost In Translation
  • The Lighthouse
  • Leviathan
  • L’avventura
  • Holy Motors
  • Princess Mononoke