'The Imitation Game' Wins Toronto Prize - But What Does it Mean for the Oscars?

September 15, 2014 10:10 AM

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The Imitation Game, the Weinstein produced World War II drama about the scientist and mathematician Alan Turing, has won the Grolsch's People's Choice Award at the Toronto International Film Festival - a key barometer for the Oscars.

Morten Tyldum's drama stars Benedict Cumberbatch as Turing, who helped to defeat the Nazis by developing a new code-breaking machine. It has always been the plan for The Imitation Game to make an assault on the Oscars - it's pencilled in for release on November 21 - and the People's Choice Award wil...

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