Five animated films up for Quebec’s Prix Jutra

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Quebec's Prix Jutra

Quebec’s Prix Jutra

Two National Film Board of Canada releases are among the five nom­i­nees for Best Ani­mated Film announced Wednes­day by the Prix Jutra, Quebec’s movie awards.

The NFB nom­i­nees are Patrick Doyon’s Sun­day (Dimanche) and Dominique Éti­enne Simard’s Paula. Sun­day has been nom­i­nated for this year’s Oscar for Best Short Film (Animated).

Nods also were given to Math­ieu Tremblay’s D’aléas (pro­duc­tion Math­ieu Trem­blay), Pierre Hébert’s Riv­ière au Ton­nerre (pro­duc­tion Pierre Hébert) and Frédérick Tremblay’s Blanche Fraise (La Bande Vidéo).

Lead­ing the Jutra nom­i­na­tions is Philippe Falardeau’s Mon­sieur Lazhar (nom­i­nated for an Oscar for Best For­eign Film) with nine, fol­lowed by André Forcier’s Coteau Rouge with eight.

The awards cer­e­mony for the 14th Jutras will air live March 11 on Radio-Canada, the Cana­dian Broad­cast­ing Corporation’s French-language service.

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