‘The King’s Speech’ on the road to Oscars
HollywoodNews.com: Tom Hooper’s “The King’s Speech” starring Colin Firth, Helena Bonham Carter, and Geoffrey Rush has already made its first step towards the road to Oscars.
The film won the People’s Choice Award at the 35th Toronto International Film Festival, which is voted on by festivalgoers who rank each film on a scale of one-to-five at all public screenings. This award just further confirms that Hooper’s got a serious awards contender on his hands and will be a strong player in the upcoming awards race.
Other winners at TIFF include:
Cadillac People’s Choice Award For Documentary: Force of Nature: The David Suzuki Movie
Runner-up: Nostalgia for the Light
Cadillac People’s Choice Award For Midnight Madness: Stake Land
Runner-up: Fubar II
Prizes of the International Critics (FIPRESCI Prize) for Special Presentations Section: L’Amour Fou
Prizes of the International Critics (FIPRESCI Prize) for Discovery Section: Beautiful Boy
City of Toronto and Astral Media’s The Movie Network Award Award For Best Canadian Feature Film: Incendies
SKYY Vodka Award For Best Canadian First Feature Film: High Cost of Living
Award For Best Canadian Short Film: Les fleurs de l’âge
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