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Son od SaulSon of Saul 3“Son of Saul” the Halocaust masterpiece, wins Best Foreign Film! Filmmaker Laszlo Nemes gave a nice short speech, thanking Geza Rohrig, his leading actor. I knew it was going to win since I saw it at its’ first screening at TIFF. This is why I keep going to Toronto.

Vice-President Joe Biden now enters, quite unexpectedly, and gets a standing ovation and jokes “I’m the least qualified person here.” He then introduces Lady Gaga,Lady Gaga 2

who stops the show with a Standing Ovation, for “(You Don’t Know How I Feel_ Until It Happens to You,” Best Song Nominee, which she co-wrote from “The Hunting Ground” a powerful doc about rape, and surviving it. In white, at a white piano, she moved me to tears and the audience to its’ feet! WOW! My interest in this show is growing exponentially, after all those boring tech awards.

It’s 11:19 and they still haven’t given out the BIG awards of the night!Dream in Gold 1

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