Hubert Caron is a French-Canadian director born in Montreal, Quebec in 1962. He is best known for directing the films “The Barbarian Invasions” (2003) and “The Decline” (2018).
Caron began his career in theatre directing, making his debut in 1988 with the play “The Masters”. He went on to direct several other plays, including “The Little Prince” (1992), “The Red Shoes” (1997) and “The Ugly Duckling” (2008).
In 1999, Caron made the leap to feature films, directing his first film, “The Barbarian Invasions”, which earned him a nomination for Best Foreign Language Film at the 76th Academy Awards. The film was a box office success and was highly acclaimed by critics.
Caron followed up “The Barbarian Invasions” with “The Decline”, released in 2018. The film tells the story of a small town in Quebec which is slowly being taken over by a criminal organization. The film was praised for its acting and direction, and earned Caron a nomination for Best Director at the 41st Genie Awards.
In addition to his feature films, Caron has directed several television shows, including “L’île des morts” (2015) and “Tout pour être heureux” (2016).
Caron has also dabbled in screenwriting, writing the script for his film “The Barbarian Invasions” as well as the screenplays for several television shows.
Throughout his career, Caron has earned several awards, including Best Director at the 28th Jutra Awards and Best Screenplay at the 33rd Genie Awards. He has also been nominated for a number of awards, including a Golden Globe Award for Best Foreign Language Film.
Hubert Caron is a celebrated director whose films have garnered both commercial and critical success. His thoughtful and thoughtful direction has earned him a number of awards and nominations and his work continues to be celebrated today.