Movie “Simulation Game” with Benedict Cumberbatch in the title role won the main prize at the International Film Festival Toronto – People’s Choice Award. Drama took Norwegian director Morten Tildum .
In addition to “Sherlock” in the film was played by Keira Knightley and Matthew Goode. Premiere of the film in the USA and the UK is planned for November 2014, writes The Guardian.
The picture tells the story of a British cryptographer Alan Turing , to crack the code of the German military cipher machine “Enigma” . Note that the script of the film at the time was rejected by the Hollywood studios, and in 2011 he was in the list of the best neekranizovannyh browser.
Toronto Film Festival is often called the “predictor” of future winners of the “Oscar”. At various times presented films like “12 years of slavery,” “The King’s Speech,” “Slumdog Millionaire,” “American Beauty” and “Amelie” .
Unlike other film forums, in Toronto there is no official jury, and the role of critics assume the audience.
British actor Benedict Cumberbatch has gained worldwide fame for his leading role in the TV series “Sherlock” – a modern adaptation of the classic Arthur Conan Doyle stories. Moreover, the actor played the role in the film “12 years of slavery” and “Van Gogh: Portrait of written words”.
But the real furor stage adaptation of “Frankenstein” , directed by Danny Boyle at the Royal National Theatre in 2011. Cumberbatch played the two main characters, alternating with Jonny Lee Miller. For his work, both actors were awarded the prestigious Laurence Olivier Theatre Award and Evening Standard