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Deborah Chow’s ‘The High Cost of Living’ wins award for Best Canadian First Feature Film

Deborah Chow wins big out of the gates for her first feature film, landing herself with the coveted prize of Best Canadian First Feature, which no doubt offers a huge boost in the launching of her career.

Deborah’s dark drama – also written by her – centres on the burgeoning relationship between an unlikely pair. Nathalie (Isabelle Blais) is expecting her first child and Henry (Zach Braff) is on his way to his next drug deal. Their paths fatefully collide one night in an event that irrevocably changes their lives.

‘Just getting into the festival was a feat unto itself–and so it’s a crazy unexpected privilege to win this award,” says Deborah. “There were so many great Canadian first features in the festival this year, that it’s truly an honour to receive this award amidst such outstanding company.”

The SKYY Vodka AWARD FOR BEST CANADIAN FIRST FEATURE FILM also carries a cash prize of $15,000.

“We are thrilled to have our film complimented by the prestigious SKYY Vodka Award for Best Canadian First Feature,” says Filmoption VP Andrew Noble. “This is an important acknowledgment of Deborah Chow’s talent, dedication, and skill, that she has brought to her directorial debut. This award will help The High Cost of Living receive the recognition it deserves around the world!”

The High Cost Of Living is produced by Montreal based Suki Films Inc. by veteran producers Kimberley Berlin and Susan Schneir. It was produced with the financial assistance of Telefilm Canada, the Quebec Film and Television Tax Credit program and the Canadian Film and Television Production Tax Credit program. Produced in association with The Movie Network and Movie Central.

The film will be released in Canada by Filmoption International who is also the International sales agent.

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Deborah Chow’s ‘The High Cost of Living’ wins award for Best Canadian First Feature Film

Deborah Chow wins big out of the gates for her first feature film, landing herself with the coveted prize of Best Canadian First Feature, which no doubt offers a huge boost in the launching of her career.

Deborah’s dark drama – also written by her – centres on the burgeoning relationship between an unlikely pair. Nathalie (Isabelle Blais) is expecting her first child and Henry (Zach Braff) is on his way to his next drug deal. Their paths fatefully collide one night in an event that irrevocably changes their lives.

‘Just getting into the festival was a feat unto itself–and so it’s a crazy unexpected privilege to win this award,” says Deborah. “There were so many great Canadian first features in the festival this year, that it’s truly an honour to receive this award amidst such outstanding company.”

The SKYY Vodka AWARD FOR BEST CANADIAN FIRST FEATURE FILM also carries a cash prize of $15,000.

“We are thrilled to have our film complimented by the prestigious SKYY Vodka Award for Best Canadian First Feature,” says Filmoption VP Andrew Noble. “This is an important acknowledgment of Deborah Chow’s talent, dedication, and skill, that she has brought to her directorial debut. This award will help The High Cost of Living receive the recognition it deserves around the world!”

The High Cost Of Living is produced by Montreal based Suki Films Inc. by veteran producers Kimberley Berlin and Susan Schneir. It was produced with the financial assistance of Telefilm Canada, the Quebec Film and Television Tax Credit program and the Canadian Film and Television Production Tax Credit program. Produced in association with The Movie Network and Movie Central.

The film will be released in Canada by Filmoption International who is also the International sales agent.

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Deborah Chow’s ‘The High Cost of Living’ wins award for Best Canadian First Feature Film

Deborah Chow wins big out of the gates for her first feature film, landing herself with the coveted prize of Best Canadian First Feature, which no doubt offers a huge boost in the launching of her career.

Deborah’s dark drama – also written by her – centres on the burgeoning relationship between an unlikely pair. Nathalie (Isabelle Blais) is expecting her first child and Henry (Zach Braff) is on his way to his next drug deal. Their paths fatefully collide one night in an event that irrevocably changes their lives.

‘Just getting into the festival was a feat unto itself–and so it’s a crazy unexpected privilege to win this award,” says Deborah. “There were so many great Canadian first features in the festival this year, that it’s truly an honour to receive this award amidst such outstanding company.”

The SKYY Vodka AWARD FOR BEST CANADIAN FIRST FEATURE FILM also carries a cash prize of $15,000.

“We are thrilled to have our film complimented by the prestigious SKYY Vodka Award for Best Canadian First Feature,” says Filmoption VP Andrew Noble. “This is an important acknowledgment of Deborah Chow’s talent, dedication, and skill, that she has brought to her directorial debut. This award will help The High Cost of Living receive the recognition it deserves around the world!”

The High Cost Of Living is produced by Montreal based Suki Films Inc. by veteran producers Kimberley Berlin and Susan Schneir. It was produced with the financial assistance of Telefilm Canada, the Quebec Film and Television Tax Credit program and the Canadian Film and Television Production Tax Credit program. Produced in association with The Movie Network and Movie Central.

The film will be released in Canada by Filmoption International who is also the International sales agent.

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