The Canadian Press

2012-03-08 | ENT FILM Genies

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Monsieur Lazhar won six Genie Awards, including best picture, director (Philippe Falardeau), actor (Mohamed Fellag) and supporting actress (Sophie Nelisse). International movie stars Viggo Mortensen (best supporting actor) and Vanessa Paradis (best actress) also won. Director Philippe Falardeau said he and producers Luc Dery and Kim McCraw didn't expect to collect six trophies. (Just two weeks earlier, the movie lost out in the best foreign language film category at the Oscars to Iran's "A Separation.")

Date: 2012-03-08
Placeline: TORONTO, Ontario.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 17 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << we didn't think we'd win that many I was hoping actually for syphilis and like my colleagues on the film but I thought the composition this year was great and so I was sure it was going to be split all over so I'm very surprised actually >>