4/20/2015

'The Grand Seduction', 'The Lunchbox' Win TIFF Film Circuit People's Choice Awards


Taylor Kitsch and Liane Balaban in The Grand Seduction, an eOne Films release
The people have spoken! The winners have been named for this year’s champs of the TIFF Film Circuit! The winners of the 11th annual Film Circuit People’s Choice Awards are The Grand Seduction and The Lunchbox. The Grand Seduction, directed by Don McKellar, nabs the prize for Best Canadian Film, while The Lunchbox, directed by Ritesh Batra, scoops the title of Best International Film as voted by Film Circuit audiences across Canada. Both films hit the circuit after enjoying Gala Screenings at TIFF 2013.

The Grand Seduction, a critical and commercial hit that scored four Canadian Screen Award nominations including Best Film and won Best Supporting Actor for Gordon Pinsent, screened in 63 Film Circuit communities across Canada to over ten thousand viewers. The Lunchbox played to over fourteen thousand Canucks across the Film Circuit’s grassroots effort to bring Canadian and world cinema to film across the country.