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'Green Book' wins audience award at Toronto Film Festival

5 monthes ago   |   By Boston Herald

NEW YORK - Peter Farrelly's crowd-pleasing Deep South road trip movie "Green Book" won the Toronto International Film Festival's audience award on Sunday, putting it on an envious path to the Oscars. Toronto's People's Choice Award is one of the most closely watched of the fall festival circuit because it often corresponds with awards-season success. In the past decade, every Toronto People's Choice winner has scored a best-picture nomination at the Academy Awards.
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Peter Farrelly's Green Book takes home the Grolsch People's Choice Award at TIFF

Peter Farrelly's Green Book takes home the Grolsch People's Choice Award at TIFF

5 monthes ago   |   By National Post

It's called the Grolsch People's Choice Award, but its street name is the will-it-win-best-picture prize. This year, audiences at the Toronto International Film Festival chose Peter Farrelly's Green Book, starring Mahershala Ali and Viggo Mortensen in the true story of a Brooklyn bouncer who became a chauffeur for a black musician travelling across the American South in the 1960s. The film opens in theatres on Nov. 21.
Green Book joins previous winners Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, La La Land, Room and The Imitation Game, all of which became best-picture nominees at the...
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