‘Slumdog Millionaire’ Leads Toronto Film Festival

British director Danny Boyle has won the top honor at the Toronto Film Festival for his new movie Slumdog Millionaire

Boyle was presented with the coveted Cadillac People’s Choice Award, voted for by film fans, on Saturday. September 13. The prize is generally considered an indicator of possible success at the Oscars.

Previous winners of the Canadian gong include David Cronenberg‘s London gangster film Eastern PromisesTsotsi and Hotel Rwanda.

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