Incendies takes four more awards

Denis Villeneuve continues to build a strong case for that Oscar.
Incindies

Denis Villeneuve continues to build a strong case for that Oscar.

Incendies has picked up four more prizes on the international circuit to add to accolades already won at Venice, Toronto, Vancouver and Halifax. The festival darling scored three awards at the Valladolid International Film Festival (Special Jury Prize, screenwriting, Youth Jury Prize), and star Lubna Azabal has picked up best actress at the Abu Dhabi Film Fest.

Incendies will next screen at film festivals in Taipei (Taiwan), Tallinn (Estonia) and Thessaloníki (Greece). After only eight weeks at Quebec box office, Incendies has exceeded the $2.3 million mark.

The film is produced by Luc Déry and Kim McCraw of micro_scope in coproduction with TS Productions and the Phi Group. It is distributed in Canada by Christal Films and internationally by Entertainment One.