Already at the Cannes Film Festival and three Cesar Awards, Just the End of the World by Xavier Dolan added six more awards to his impressive collection at the Canadian Screen Awards gala on Sunday night.
Just the end of the world has won the Best Film (Nancy Grant, Sylvain Corbeil, Xavier Dolan), the best images (André Turpin), best director (Xavier Dolan), best makeup (Maina Militza Denis Vidal) , The best adaptation (Xavier Dolan), and Vincent Cassell also won the award for male performance in a supporting role.
Xavier Dolan, filming in Paris, was not present.
Kim Nguyen’s film A Bear and Two Lovers was awarded twice: Best Artistic Direction (Emmanuel Fréchette) and Best Editing (Richard Comeau).
Patrica McNeill, from the film Nelly was awarded the Best Costume Award.
The prize for Best Animated Short was awarded to Blind Vaysha by Montreal director Theodore Ushev.
“My life has changed a lot, joked, behind the scenes, the filmmaker born in Bulgaria. People started watching my previous movies. In my personal life, all my old blondes remind me. ”
The Canadian-French-German co-production Race took four awards; That of the male performance in a leading role (Stephan James), that of the best visual effects, the best sound editing and the best overall sound.
Jean-François Pouliot’s Les 3 p’tits cochons 2 was awarded the Prix Écran d’or Cinéplex for the feature film with the best recipes in the country . The comedy has garnered nearly $ 3 million.
The Academy honored the Just for Laugh Festival with the Icon Award. Gilbert Rozon and the CEO of Just for Laugh, Bruce Hills, came to pick up the prize.
She also praised the career of actor Christopher Plummer by awarding her the special prize for her entire career. “I spent 70 years of my life doing crazy about myself in this crazy craft. I have lived the most beautiful years of my life, “he said.
Tatiana Maslany, who starred in The Other Half , was nominated for best female performance in the lead role . She was also nominated for the Women’s Interpretation Award in a television drama series.