Toronto Film Critics: The Stairs Is Best Canadian Film

Moonlight had been previously named Best Film of 2016.

by | January 11, 2017 | Comments

The Toronto Film Critics Association revealed the winner of the Best Canadian Film Award in a gala held last night at The Carlu in downtown Toronto. The group had already announced the other categories on December 12. Read through for the full list.

Rogers Best Canadian Film Award Finalists

Kazik Radwanski

How Heavy This Hammer

Matt Johnson

Operation Avalanche

Hugh Gibson

The Stairs

Best Picture

Best Actor

Adam Driver


Casey Affleck

Manchester by the Sea

Peter Simonischek

Toni Erdmann

Best Actress

Best Supporting Actor

Ralph Fiennes

A Bigger Splash

Michael Shannon

Nocturnal Animals

Best Supporting Actress

Michelle Williams

Manchester by the Sea

Naomie Harris


Best Director

Maren Ade

Toni Erdmann

Damien Chazelle

La La Land

Barry Jenkins


Best Screenplay, Adapted or Original

Kenneth Lonergan

Manchester by the Sea

Barry Jenkins


Maren Ade

Toni Erdmann

Best First Feature

Robert Eggers

The Witch

Kelly Fremon Craig

The Edge of Seventeen

Dan Kwan and Daniel Scheinert

Swiss Army Man

Best Animated Feature

Best Foreign-Language Film

Canadian Tire Allan King Documentary Award

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