Magazine article Screen International

'Room' Wins Toronto Audience Award

Magazine article Screen International

'Room' Wins Toronto Audience Award

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In recent years, The King's Speech and 12 Years A Slave have won the Toronto audience award en route to best picture Academy Award glory.

Room was one of the few films to emerge from this year's festival selection with wide acclaim and awards buzz, in particular for Larson.

Toronto winners announced on Sunday:

SHORTS CUTS AWARD FOR BEST CANADIAN SHORT FILM

Patrice Laliberté, Overpass.

SHORT CUTS AWARD FOR BEST SHORT FILM

Maïmouna Doucouré, Maman(s).

Honourable mention: Fyzal Boulifa, Rate Me.

CITY OF TORONTO AWARD FOR BEST CANADIAN FIRST FEATURE FILM

Andrew Cividino, Sleeping Giant

CANADA GOOSE AWARD FOR BEST CANADIAN FEATURE FILM

Stephen Dunn, Closet Monster.

Honourable mention: Philippe Falardeau, My Internship In Canada

THE PRIZES OF THE INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION OF FILM CRITICS (FIPRESCI PRIZES)

Discovery programme: Marko Škop, Eva Nová.

Special Presentations: Jonás Cuarón, Desierto.

NETPAC AWARD

World or International Asian Film Premiere: Sion Sono, The Whispering Star. …

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