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H'wood Reporter: 'Live' earns top honor at Vancouver fest

By Indiewire | Indiewire October 18, 2005 at 7:14AM

The Israeli-French film "Live and Become" captured the audience award for most popular film at the Vancouver International Film Festival, which wrapped Friday. Rahu Mihaileanu's drama, centering on an Ethiopian child who is sent to Israel passing as a Jew to save himself from famine, earned the best film award in August at the Copenhagen International Film Festival. Other award winners in Vancouver included the best Canadian feature award for Vancouver-based Julia Kwan's "Eve & the Fire Horse," a period piece about the spiritual journey of a 9-year-old girl in the 1970s. Adele Weder reports.
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The Israeli-French film "Live and Become" captured the audience award for most popular film at the Vancouver International Film Festival, which wrapped Friday. Rahu Mihaileanu's drama, centering on an Ethiopian child who is sent to Israel passing as a Jew to save himself from famine, earned the best film award in August at the Copenhagen International Film Festival. Other award winners in Vancouver included the best Canadian feature award for Vancouver-based Julia Kwan's "Eve & the Fire Horse," a period piece about the spiritual journey of a 9-year-old girl in the 1970s. Adele Weder reports.





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