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Fantasia: Pascal Plante’s ‘Red Rooms’ Thriller Takes Top Jury Prize


by Pascual Plante red rooms (Les Chambres Rouges), a French-language thriller about a woman’s obsession with a high-profile serial killer case, took top honors when the Fantasia Film Festival presented the awards for the juried Cheval Noir competition this weekend. week.

After opening Fantasia’s 27he edition, the Canadian psychological drama won Cheval Noirs for best feature film, best screenplay for Pascal Plante and best soundtrack for Dominique Plante. red rooms it also earned leading lady Juliette Gariépy an award for outstanding performance.

red rooms had an international premiere at Fantasia after debuting at Karlovy Vary as part of the Crystal Global competition. The Fantasy jury at North America’s largest genre film festival, headed by David Hewlett, also awarded its Best Director award to Sam H. Freeman and Ng Choon Ping for womenwhile the trophy for best cinematography went to Zelda Adams and John Adams for their work on Where the Devil Roams.

In the acting categories, Nathan Stewart-Jarrett also won the Outstanding Acting Award for his role in women Nicolas Cage, who was to receive a Cheval Noir Award for Professional Achievement for his four-decade career in Hollywood, canceled his trip to Canada due to the SAG-AFTRA strike, as he was also releasing his latest film, sympathy for the devil.

sympathy for the devil reunites Cage with director Yuval Adler with Joel Kinnaman after The secrets we keep. Fantasia, which will run until August 9, will close with we are zombies, from the cult Canadian film collective RKSS, led by François Simard, Anouk Whissell and Yoann-Karl Whissell. The film stars Megan Peta Hill, Alexandre Nachi, and Derek Johns.

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