Les 3 P’tits Cochons 2 wins Golden Screen Award

Director Jean-Francois Pouliot makes it two in a row, after La Guerre des Tuques 3D won the award last year.
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Quebecois comedy Les 3 P’tits Cochons 2 (“The 3 Little Pigs 2″) has won the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television’s 2016 Cineplex Golden Screen Award for Feature Film.

The film, produced by Christian Larouche and directed by Jean-François Pouliot, took $2,882,738 across Canada. The prize is given to the Canadian film that earns the highest domestic box office in the calendar year.

Pouliot also directed last year’s Golden Screen Award winner, La guerre des Tuques 3D.

Les 3 P’tits Cochons 2, the sequel to the 2007 original, continues the story of  three brothers as they try to help one another in order to create the united family that their mother wanted for them. The film stars Paul Doucet, Patrice Robitaille and Guillaume Lemay-Thivierge. 

The filmmakers will be presented with the prize at the Canadian Screen Awards main gala which will be broadcast on CBC from Toronto’s Sony Centre for the Performing Arts on Sunday, March 12 at 8 p.m.

In Canada, the film is distributed by Les Films Christal.