September 20, 2010

TIFF 2010 – Award Winners

Toronto International Film Festival 2010 – The Award Winners :

CADILLAC PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD

– Overall: “The King’s Speech,” directed by Tom Hooper, tells the story of the man who would rather not be king. Colin Firth stars as the monarch who overcame a debilitating stammer and Geoffrey Rush plays the speech therapist who helps him. (United Kingdom/Australia)

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– Overall runner-up was “The First Grader” by Justin Chadwick (United Kingdom)

– People’s Choice Midnight Madness Award: “Stake Land” by Jim Mickle (United States); Runner-up was Michael Dowse’s Fubar II (Canada)

– People’s Choice Documentary Award: “Force of Nature: The David Suzuki Movie” by Sturla Gunnarsson (Canada); Runner-up was “Nostalgia for the Light” by Patricio Guzmn. (France/Germany/Chile)

THE INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION OF FILM CRITICS AWARDS (FIPRESCI PRIZES)

– “Beautiful Boy” by Shawn Ku in the Discovery Programme, which spotlights feature films by new and emerging directors (United States)

– “L’Amour Fou” by Pierre Thoretton in the Special Presentations category (France)

THE CITY OF TORONTO AWARD FOR BEST CANADIAN FEATURE FILM

– “Incendies” by Denis Villeneuve

THE SKYY VODKA AWARD FOR BEST CANADIAN FIRST FEATURE FILM

– “The High Cost of Living” by Deborah Chow

AWARD FOR BEST CANADIAN SHORT FILM

– “Les Fleurs de l’age” by Vincent Biron


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