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'Monsieur Lazhar,' 'A Dangerous Method' Lead Canada's Genie Awards

Photo of Peter Knegt By Peter Knegt | Indiewire March 8, 2012 at 11:26PM

The 32nd Annual Genie Awards -- the Canadian equivalent of the Oscars -- were announced tonight in Toronto, with Philippe Falardeau's foreign language language Oscar nominee "Monsieur Lazhar" taking six awards including best picture, best director and best actor.
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"Monsieur Lazhar"

The 32nd Annual Genie Awards -- the Canadian equivalent of the Oscars -- were announced tonight in Toronto, with Philippe Falardeau's foreign language language Oscar nominee "Monsieur Lazhar" taking six awards including best picture, best director and best actor.

Other major winners included David Cronenberg's "A Dangerous Method," which won 5 awards including a best supporting actor trophy for Viggo Mortensen.

Full list of winners below:


BEST MOTION PICTURE
MONSIEUR LAZHAR - Luc Déry, Kim McCraw

ACHIEVEMENT IN DIRECTION
PHILIPPE FALARDEAU - Monsieur Lazhar

PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE
MOHAMED FELLAG - Monsieur Lazhar
 
PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
VIGGO MORTENSEN - A Dangerous Method
 
PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE
VANESSA PARADIS - Café de Flore
 
PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
SOPHIE NÉLISSE - Monsieur Lazhar


ACHIEVEMENT IN ART DIRECTION/PRODUCTION DESIGN
JAMES MCATEER - A Dangerous Method
 
ACHIEVEMENT IN CINEMATOGRAPHY
JEAN-FRANÇOIS LORD - Snow & Ashes
 
ACHIEVEMENT IN COSTUME DESIGN
MARIE-CHANTALE VAILLANCOURT - Funkytown
 
ACHIEVEMENT IN EDITING
STÉPHANE LAFLEUR - Monsieur Lazhar
 
ACHIEVEMENT IN MAKE-UP
CHRISTIANE FATTORI, FRÉDÉRIC MARIN - Café de Flore
 
ACHIEVEMENT IN MUSIC - ORIGINAL SCORE
HOWARD SHORE - A Dangerous Method
 
ACHIEVEMENT IN MUSIC - ORIGINAL SONG
CAROLE FACAL - Starbuck - Quelque part
 
ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
KEN SCOTT, MARTIN PETIT - Starbuck
 
ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
PHILIPPE FALARDEAU - Monsieur Lazhar
 
ACHIEVEMENT IN OVERALL SOUND
FOREST SUSHKO, CHRISTIAN COOKE, JACK HEEREN, REINHARD STERGAR, DON WHITE –
A Dangerous Method

 
ACHIEVEMENT IN SOUND EDITING
WAYNE GRIFFIN, ROB BERTOLA, TONY CURRIE, ALASTAIR GRAY, ANDY MALCOLM, MICHAEL O'FARRELL - A Dangerous Method
 
ACHIEVEMENT IN VISUAL EFFECTS
MARC CÔTÉ, STÉPHANIE BROUSSAUD, GARY CHUNTZ, VINCENT DUDOUET, CYNTHIA MOUROU, ERIC NORMANDIN, MARTIN PENSA, LUC SANFAÇON, SYLVAIN THÉROUX, NATHALIE TREMBLAY - Café de Flore
 

TED ROGERS AWARD FOR BEST FEATURE LENGTH DOCUMENTARY
LA NUIT, ELLES DANSENT / AT NIGHT, THEY DANCE - Lucie Lambert, Isabelle Lavigne, Stéphane Thibault
 

BEST SHORT DOCUMENTARY
SIRMILIK - Zacharias Kunuk, Joel McConvey, Kristina McLaughlin, Kevin McMahon, Michael McMahon, Geoff Morrison, Ryan J. Noth
 
BEST LIVE ACTION SHORT DRAMA
DOUBLES WITH SLIGHT PEPPER - Ian Harnarine, Ryan Silbert
 
BEST ANIMATED SHORT
ROMANCE - Georges Schwizgebel, René Chénier, Marc Bertrand
 
SPECIAL AWARDS
 
CLAUDE JUTRA AWARD / PRIX CLAUDE-JUTRA
Anne Émond - Nuit #1
 
CINEPLEX GOLDEN REEL AWARD / PRIX DE LA BOBINE D'OR CINEPLEX
STARBUCK – Producer: André Rouleau (Distributed by Les Films Christal in partnership with Entertainment One).