INCENDIES WINS EIGHT GENIE AWARDS INCLUDING BEST MOTION PICTURE
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role
The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television is proud to announce the winners of the 31st Annual Genie Awards. Denis Villeneuve’s Incendies (produced by Luc Déry, Kim McCraw) garnered eight awards, including Best Motion Picture, Achievement in Direction (Denis Villeneuve), Adapted Screenplay (Denis Villeneuve), and Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role (Lubna Azabal). Barney's Version (produced by Robert Lantos) followed closely behind, winning seven Genie Awards including Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role (Paul Giamatti), Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role (Dustin Hoffman) and Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role (Minnie Driver).
Broadcast live from the National Arts Centre in Ottawa on CBC, the awards presentation was hosted by the legendary William Shatner and featured musical performances from Melissa Etheridge, Serena Ryder, Johnny Reid, and Karkwa.
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