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Tom Hooper's The King's Speech is expected to be an awards-favorite this year and easily grab one of the ten Best Picture nomination slots at this year’s Oscars. The film has already won the People’s Choice Award at the Toronto International Film Festival. The film centers on King George VI (played by Colin Firth) working with a speech therapist (played by Geoffrey Rush) to overcome his stammer and speak effectively to his country during wartime.
This past weekend, the film picked up the audience award at the 18th Annual Hamptons International Film Festival. Other winners at the festival included Jill Andresevic’s documentary Love, Etc., Aaron Schock’s Circo, and Alice Nellis’ Mamas & Papas. Hit the jump for the full list of winners. The King’s Speech is due out on November 26th.
Here’s the press release and full list of winners:
The King’S Speech, »
- Matt Goldberg
East Hampton, NY (October 10th, 2010) – The Hamptons International Film Festival announced tonight their audience, jury and special prizes at their awards ceremony. Tom Hooper’s The King’S Speech and Jill Andresevic’s Love Etc. take the audience awards honored tonight among the film industries finest. Mamas And Papas, directed by Alice Nellis, was selected by the jury as the winner of The Golden Starfish Narrative Feature Award. The Documentary Golden Starfish went to Aaron Schock’s Circo. Mamas And Papas also took home the Zicherman Screenplay Award. Another winner in the Narrative category, Xavier Dolan’s Heartbeats took the Kodak Award for Best Cinematography. The festival’s Brizzolara Family Conflict and Resolution Award was presented to Lisa Gossel’s My So Called Enemy. Special awards went to The House Of Suh, directed by Iris Shim, which was the winner of the Investigation Discovery Award for Excellence in Journalism, and No Tomorrow, »
- MIKE FLEMING
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