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1999 Toronto International Film Festival

1999 Toronto International Film Festival
Festival poster
Opening film Felicia's Journey
Closing film Onegin
Location Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Hosted by Toronto International Film Festival Group
Number of films 318 films
Festival date September 9, 1999 (1999-09-09)–September 18, 1999 (1999-09-18)
Language English

The 24th Toronto International Film Festival ran from September 9 to September 18, 1999. The festival opened with Atom Egoyan's Felicia's Journey and closed with Onegin by Martha Fiennes. A total of 318 films were screened in the 13 programmes.[1][2][3]


Award[4] Film Director
People's Choice Award American Beauty Sam Mendes
Discovery Award Goat on Fire and Smiling Fish Kevin Jordan
Best Canadian Feature Film The Five Senses Jeremy Podeswa
Best Canadian Feature Film - Special Jury Citation Set Me Free Léa Pool
Best Canadian First Feature Film Just Watch Me: Trudeau and the '70s Generation Catherine Annau
Best Canadian First Feature Film - Special Jury Citation Full Blast Rodrigue Jean
Best Canadian First Feature Film - Special Jury Congratulation Johnny Chris William Martin
Best Canadian First Feature Film - Special Jury Congratulation New Waterford Girl Liane Balaban (for acting)
Best Canadian First Feature Film - Special Jury Congratulation Set Me Free Karine Vanasse (for acting)
Best Canadian Short Film Décharge Patrick Demers
Best Canadian Short Film - Special Mention Karaoke Stéphane Lafleur
FIPRESCI International Critics' Award Shower Zhang Yang




Special Presentations

Perspective Canada

Contemporary World Cinema


Planet Africa

Real to Reel

Indiscreet Charms: New Spanish Cinema

Dialogues: Talking with Pictures

Spotlight: Kiyoshi Kurosawa

Tribute: The David O. Story

Midnight Madness[5]


  1. ^ "24th Toronto International Film Festival Coverage: List of Films". Retrieved October 11, 2013. 
  2. ^ "24th Toronto International Film Festival Coverage". Retrieved October 11, 2013. 
  3. ^ "indieWIRE - Toronto International Film Festival". Retrieved October 11, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Awards"., October 11, 2013.
  5. ^ "History of the Toronto International Film Festival's MIDNIGHT MADNESS Programme". Retrieved October 19, 2013. 

External links

  • Official site
  • 1999 Toronto International Film Festival at IMDB
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