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More honours for Crackie

The Toronto International Film Festival has named its top ten list of Canadian feature and short films for 2009.

Number 3 in the features list - it's in alphabetical order - is Sherry White's Crackie, a film made in this province and starring many well-known local actors.

Here's what the TIFF panel said about choosing Crackie for the list:

"Panel Statement
This astute, affecting and impressive debut feature is as idiosyncratic and intelligent as its protagonist, a young woman in Newfoundland searching for both her past and her future. With its equal measures of grit and poetry, toughness and compassion, Crackie announces the auspicious arrival not only of a compelling new Canadian cinematic heroine, but also that of her talented creator, Sherry White.
- Tom McSorley"

You can read more about Crackie and TIFF.