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2003 Toronto Film Festival

2003 Toronto International Film Festival Winners

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Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) takes place every year in September in Canada.
Films which premiere at Toronto are often nominated for Academy Awards the following year.

TIFF does not hand out individual prizes for Best Actor or Actress but focuses on amongst others the following awards:
People’s Choice Award & Best Canadian Feature Film

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Opening Night Film: The Barbarian Invasions directed by Denys Arcand, starring , ,

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People’s Choice Award: The Blind Swordsman – Zatoshi directed by Takeshi Kitano, starring , &

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Best Canadian Feature Film: The Barbarian Invasions directed by Denys Arcand

Source:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2003_Toronto_International_Film_Festival

 

2003 Venice Film Festival

2003 Venice International Film Festival Winners

Venice International Film Festival, known as the Biennale di Venezia takes place annually
in late August, early September and is the oldest Film Festival in the World.

Winners of the 2003 Venice International Film Festival are as follows: –

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Golden Lion (Best Picture) – The Return directed by Andrey Zvyagintsev

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Silver Lion (Best Director) – Takeshi Kitano for Zatōichi

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Best Actor – Sean Penn – 21 Grams

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Best Actress – Katja Riemann – Rosenstrasse

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Venice_International_Film_Festival

 

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