Date: 13th December 2000

Maelstrom Leads Nominees For Canada's Genies

Quebec director Denis Villeneuve's Maelstrom has taken 10 nominations for the 21st annual Genie Awards, Canada's version of the Oscars.

The film received nods in the best picture, best director and best actress categories. Bagging nine nominations, Clement Virgo's Love Come Down is challenging Maelstrom in most categories. The awards will be presented at ceremonies conducted by the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television on Jan. 29

Source: Studio Briefing