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Order of Canada

Atom Egoyan, O.C.

Full Name Honour Received Residence
Atom Egoyan, O.C. O.C. Toronto
Honour Appointment Investiture
Officer of the Order of Canada April 15, 1999 September 23, 1999
He is one of the most celebrated filmmakers on the international scene today whose success has brought recognition to the Canadian film industry. Through reflective themes, arresting visuals and the use of light and space, he has created works of vivid emotion and exceptional artistry that have garnered him numerous prestigious awards. His dedication to showcasing Canadian talent both behind and in front of the camera, continues to exemplify his commitment to the development of an indigenous cinema.
Updated: 2018-03-26
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