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2009 Awards

170 holders of SIFF passes (full series, platinum, press, sponsor and staff) rated every SIFF film they saw, averaging 68 films each.

Most Liked

The Most Liked films (those with the highest weighted average vote) are:

  1. Departures
  2. North Face
  3. Tears of April
  4. Séraphine
  5. Necessities of Life
  6. The Hurt Locker
  7. That Evening Sun
  8. Troubled Water
  9. Moon
  10. Kabei - Our Mother

Top Documentaries

The Top Documentary films (those with the highest weighted average vote) are:

  1. Burma VJ - Reporting from a Closed Country
  2. Every Little Step
  3. The Beaches of Agnès
  4. Sweet Crude

Top Archival

The Top Archival films (those with the highest weighted average vote) are:

  1. Sunset Boulevard
  2. Once Upon a Time in the West
  3. The Third Man
  4. Dodsworth

The Special Category Award Winners

The Special Category Award Winners are:

Category
           Person and/or Film
Best DirectorKathryn Bigelow for The Hurt Locker
Best Scripta tie between Lynn Shelton for Humpday and Kundo Koyama for Departures.
Best CinematographerKolja Brandt for North Face
Best MusicOsvaldo Golijov for Tetro
Best ActorNatar Ungalaaq for Necessities of Life
Best ActressYolande Moreau for Séraphine
Best Guilty Pleasurea tie between ZMD: Zombies of Mass Destruction and Black Dynamite


 

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