Sun. Dec 4th, 2022

Sarah Polley arrives to the Toronto Worldwide Movie Competition’s Tribute Award, in Toronto on Sept. 11.Chris Younger/The Canadian Press

Sarah Polley’s “Girls Speaking” took dwelling one of many high honours on the Windsor Worldwide Movie Competition.

The drama about energy and resilience was named the Folks’s Selection Award winner because the competition closed on Sunday.

Tailored from Manitoba-born writer Miriam Toews’ 2018 novel of the identical identify, “Girls Speaking” centres on a gaggle of Mennonite girls responding to a sample of sexual assaults by the lads of their distant non secular colony.

In September, the movie was runner-up for the Folks’s Selection Award on the Toronto Worldwide Movie Competition, which went to Steven Spielberg’s “The Fabelmans.”

Earlier winners of the WIFF Folks’s Selection Award embrace Matt Gallagher’s “Prey” and Aisling Walsh’s “Maude.” This yr, the award was sponsored by LiUNA, the Labourers’ Worldwide Union of North America.

“Girls Speaking” is slated to hit theatres subsequent month.

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