Denis Côté

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Denis Côté (born November 16, 1973 in Perth-Andover , Nouveau-Brunswick , Canada) is a Canadian filmmaker.


Denis Côté was born in 1973 in the Canadian province of New Brunswick. After working in the underground music scene and studying film at the Collège Ahuntsic in Montréal , he founded Nihil Productions in 1993. Here he shot several low budget productions . Since 1997 his short films have been shown at various international festivals. In 2005 he won the Golden Leopard (video) at the Locarno International Film Festival . He also won the Locarno International Film Festival with Elle veut le chaos ( French.for “She wants the chaos”) the leopard for best director 2008. Côté also worked as a presenter and critic for the independent radio station CIBL-FM and finally headed the film editing department of the weekly Ici in Montréal (1999–2005). Since 2001 he has been Vice President of the Québec Association of Film Critics ( AQCC ).

For his feature film Vic + Flo ont vu un ours ("Vic + Flo saw a bear"), Côté received an invitation to the competition at the 63rd Berlin International Film Festival and won the Alfred Bauer Prize . In 2016 he received another invitation to compete at the 66th Berlinale for Boris sans Béatrice (“Boris without Béatrice”) .


  • 2005: Les états nordiques ( Drifting States )
  • 2007: Nos vies privées ( Our Private Lives )
  • 2008: Elle veut le chaos ( All that She Wants )
  • 2009: Carcasses
  • 2010: curling
  • 2012: Bestiaire
  • 2013: Vic + Flo ont vu un ours ( Vic + Flo saw a bear )
  • 2016: Boris sans Béatrice
  • 2019: Ghost Town Anthology (Répertoire des villes disparues)


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