Slumdog Millionaire pockets more honours

February 17th, 2009 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI  

London, Feb 17 (ANI): Oscar frontrunner Slumdog Millionaire has bagged another clutch of prizes.

Editor Chris Dickens walked away with gong for best-edited feature film at the 59th annual American Cinema Editors (ACE) awards, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles, reports the Daily Express.

The film, which tracks the story of an 18-year-old slum boy from rags to riches, has already triumphed the Golden Globes and Baftas, and has been nominated in 10 categories at the prestigious Academy Awards.

Directed by Danny Boyle, the critically acclaimed film also won in the cinematic feature category at the prestigious American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) awards, at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel in L.A on the same night.

Slumdog was also named the Best Contemporary Film at the Art Directors Guild Awards. (ANI)

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