The Imitation Game won the big prize, the People's Choice Award, at this year's Toronto International Film Festival. TIFF's audience award winner is often a precursor to Oscar glory. Last year, the award went to the eventual best picture winner 12 Years a Slave, and previous TIFF audience award winners have included American Beauty, Slumdog Millionaire and Silver Linings Playbook.
The complete list of winners follows.
People's Choice Award: The Imitation Game, directed by Morton Tyldum
People's Choice Award, first runner-up: Learning to Drive, directed by Isabel Coixet
People's Choice Award, second runner-up: St. Vincent, directed by Theodore Melfi
People's Choice Documentary Award: Beats of the Antonov, directed by Hajooj Kuka
People's Choice Midnight Madness Award: What Do We Do in the Shadows, directed by Taika Waititi and Jemaine Clement
People's Choice Midnight Madness Award, first runner-up: Tusk, directed by Kevin Smith
NETPAC Award for World or International Asian Film Premiere: Margarita, with a Straw, directed by Shonali Bose
The Imitation Game
English mathematician and logician, Alan Turing, helps crack the Enigma code during World War II.Also starring Matthew Goode, Allen Leech, Rory Kinnear, Charles Dance, and Matthew Beard, the film opens November 21st, 2014.
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