The 41st Toronto International Film Festival wraps up this evening, and announced its award winners today. Damien Chazelle’s La La Land is the winner of the Grolsch People’s Choice Award for favorite film.
NAME OF FILM: JACKIE
DIRECTOR(S): Pablo Larrain
STARRING: Natalie Portman, Peter Sarsgaard, Greta Gerwig, Billy Crudup and John Hurt
GENRE: Biography Film
SYNOPSIS: A searing and intimate portrait of one of the most important and tragic moments in American history, seen through the eyes of the iconic First Lady, then Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy (Natalie Portman). “Jackie” places us in her world during the days immediately following her husband’s assassination. Known for her extraordinary dignity and poise, here we see a psychological portrait of the First Lady as she struggles to maintain her husband’s legacy and the world of “Camelot” that they created and loved so well.
The Filipino film ANG BABAENG HUMAYO (THE WOMAN WHO LEFT) directed by by Lav Diaz is the winner of the Golden Lion for Best Film at the 73rd Venice Film Festival
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