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Born: July 19, 1960 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Egypt Profession: Director ...
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1963:
At age two, moved with his family from Egypt to Canada
1979:
Made four short films while at University: "Howard in Particular" (1979), "After Grad with Dad" (1980), "Peep Show" (1981) and "Open House" (1982)
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Formed Ego Arts Films
1984:
Directed first feature, "Next of Kin"
1989:
Directed the Canadian film, "Speaking Parts"
1993:
Wrote and directed the independent film, "Calendar"; also produced, edited and acted in
1994:
Co-starred with Bridget Fonda and Jessica Tandy in "Camilla"
1994:
Directed the Canadian film, "Exotica"
1996:
Directed the stage opera, "Salome"
1997:
Received widespread acclaim for his adaptation of "The Sweet Hereafter"; earned Oscar nominations for Best Director and Best Screenplay
1999:
First feature not filmed in Canada, "Felicia's Journey"
2000:
Directed the film adaptation of Samuel Beckett's "Krapp's Last Tape"
2002:
Created the art installation "Steenbeckett" at the former Museum of Mankind in London
2002:
Wrote and directed the film, "Ararat," about a director making a movie about the Armenian genocide of the early 20th Century
2005:
Helmed the feature adaptation of "Where the Truth Lies"
2007:
Produced Sarah Polley's feature film directorial debut, "Away From Her"
2008:
Wrote and directed "Adoration," which is loosely based on the 1986 Hindawi affair, where a terrorist unsuccessfully planted a bomb in the airline luggage of his pregnant girlfriend traveling to Israel
2010:
Directed Julianne Moore, Liam Neeson, Amanda Seyfried in the erotic thriller, "Chloe"

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