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Christopher Plummer, Shape of Water team among Canadian Oscar nominees

From CBC - January 23, 2018

Christopher Plummer's supporting role in All The Money In The World,the animated film The Breadwinner,and a producer behind the Toronto- and Hamilton-shot The Shape of Waterare among this year's Canadian Oscar nominees.

J. Miles Dale shares in the best picture nomination for Guillermo del Toro's merman romance The Shape of Water,which has a leading 13 nominations. The film came just shy of tying the record of 14 Oscar nominations shared by All About Eve,Titanicand La La Land.

Dale called the film's nominations a big win for Canada.

"Other than Guillermo and the cinematographer and some of the actors, every single person on this film was Canadian and really kind of from Torontoso it absolutely is I think unprecedented, frankly, in terms of the type of recognition," Dale said Tuesday.

Other Canadians nominated for the film include production designers Paul Austerberry, Jeff Melvin and Shane Vieau; sound editors Nathan Robitaille and Nelson Ferreira; sound mixers Christian Cooke, Brad Zoern and Glen Gauthier; costume designer Luis M. Sequeira; and film editor Sidney Wolinsky.

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