Antigone awarded best film at the canadian screen

Antigone sacré meilleur film aux Écrans canadiens

The movie Antigone the director, québec Sophie Deraspe has won major honors of the film section of the canadian screen Thursday night by winning five awards including best film.

Antigone, a contemporary adaptation of the play of Sophocles, was also awarded the prize for best adapted screenplay, best actress (awarded to Nahéma Ricci), best supporting actress (Nur Belkhiria) and best editing (Geoffrey Boulangé).

The film by Sophie Deraspe (on the photo) “Antigone” received five awards at the canadian screen, including one for best film.

Prices Canadian screen awards, which recognize the best in canadian cinema, were handed out yesterday evening on the page Facebook of the event. The price for the middle of the tv had been awarded the previous day. The ceremony of the canadian screen was to take place at the end of march, in Toronto, but the gala has been cancelled due to the pandemic.

Quebec shines

The craftsmen of the film Antigone are not the only Quebecers to be pictured in this awards ceremony. The historical drama The song of names by François Girard has won five awards (including for best original music), while the satirical comedy on The twentieth century by Montreal’s Matthew Rankin came away with three statuettes.

Named in five categories, the film It was raining birds by Louise Archambault has received only one award : best supporting actor, awarded to Rémy Girard. Cited in the best actor category, Gilbert Sicotte (It was raining of birds), and Marc-André Grondin (Mafia Inc) have both bitten the dust. The prize went to actor Mark O’brien for his performance in the film Goalie.

Finally, note that the price Screen of gold, awarded to the canadian film that won the most money at the box office in the last year, has been awarded at the comédie québécoise Liar. The film by Émile Gaudreault, which starred Louis-José Houde et Antoine Bertrand has collected$ 2.6 Million in the halls of the Quebec city this past summer.

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