Jutra Awards

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Mommy dominates Jutra Awards with 10 trophies

Xavier Dolan’s sweep of Quebec’s film awards mirrored the Canadian Screen Awards.

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Kim Nguyen’s War Witch dominates Jutras in Quebec

The Congo child soldier drama (pictured) earned eight trophies after sweeping the film categories at the inaugural Canadian Screen Awards.

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Laurence Anyways, War Witch lead Jutra nominations

Six films are vying for the Golden Ticket prize, awarded based on a weighting system that considers box office, festival entries, award wins and international distribution sales: Bestiaire, Truck, Laurence Anyways (pictured), Monsieur Lazhar, Starbuck and War Witch.

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Villeneuve leads Jutra pack, although auteurs score well

A number of somber auteur films which were critically acclaimed but didn’t score high at the box office are in the running for the award’s top categories.