'Ce qu'il faut pour vivre' wins big at Jutra awards
The Canadian Press
Published Monday, March 30, 2009 11:32AM EDT
MONTREAL - The film `Ce qu'il faut pour vivre' took the nod for best picture at the Jutra awards, Quebec's equivalent of the Oscars, as well as getting two other top honours.
The film won the best screenplay award for Bernard Emond's script while Inuit Natar Ungalaaq won for best actor.
`Ce qu'il faut pour vivre' (`The Necessities of Life') is the story of an Inuit man brought from his northern home to the city to get treated for tuberculosis in the 1950s.
`Borderline,' the story of a confused young woman, won for best directing by Lyne Charlebois.
Isabelle Blais won best actress for her performance in `Borderline,' while Angele Coutu was named best supporting actress for her role in the same film.
The film also won for best editing at the Sunday evening award gala.