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Kim Nguyen is a Canadian film director and screenwriter, best known for his 2012 film War Witch (Rebelle).[1] The film was the top winner at the 1st Canadian Screen Awards;[2] in addition to being named Best Picture and winning acting awards for two of its stars, Nguyen himself won the awards for Best Director and Best Original Screenplay.[2]

Kim Nguyen
Kim Nguyen (cropped).jpg
Nguyen in 2013
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Occupationfilm director
Known forWar Witch (Rebelle)

Born and raised in Montreal, Quebec to a Vietnamese father and a French-Canadian mother,[3] Nguyen has directed a number of feature films to date including War Witch (also known by the French title Rebelle) in 2012 and Eye on Juliet in 2017.

He is a 1997 graduate of Concordia University in Montreal, having earned a BFA.[4]


Feature films


  • Soleil glacé (2000, short)
  • The Glove (2004, short)
  • La chambre no. 13 (2006, television)
  • Le Nez (2014)
  • Bellevue (2017, director: 2 episodes)


  1. ^ "Oscars 2013: Montreal director Kim Nguyen steps closer to Oscar glory". Toronto Star, December 22, 2012.
  2. ^ a b "Canadian Screen Awards raises the star wattage". Toronto Star, March 3, 2013.
  3. ^ "Kim Nguyen nous parle de «Rebelle»". Première Chaîne, May 11, 2012.
  4. ^ "Yes he Cannes! Concordian heads to film festival". Retrieved 2016-06-20.

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