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"Prisoner of Azkaban" Wins First Light Film of the Decade Award

Film Awards
Posted by: Stephanie_J
March 15, 2011, 03:10 PM

"Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban" was named the First Light Film of the Decade, it was announced this afternoon at the First Light Awards in London.

The First Light Film of the Decade was voted on by the public, in association with the BAFTA Kids' Vote. "Prisoner of Azkaban" was up against films such as "Shrek," "Whale Rider," "Happy Feet," and "Up."

Actress Clemence Poesy (Fleur Delacour) was in attendance at the ceremony in London. Photos of her can be seen via Getty Images.

Update: The BBC reported that Ms Poesy presented the award to producer David Heyman at the ceremony. In his acceptance speech, he is quoted as saying:

"It's especially exciting and moving to be voted Film of the Decade by children aged five to 15.
"We made the film for children of all ages to 105 really, but clearly a core part of our audience is young people and to be honoured is a privilege."

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35 Comments

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683 Points

I think is the best or almost of the saga… great director involved

Posted by HalfbloodPrince08 on March 17, 2011, 06:36 PM report to moderator
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Congratulations!!!!!!! My favorite movie, i remember that it was the only thing me sister, brother would watch for over a moth!!!!! I love it, it deserves it!!!!! <3

Posted by ilovequiddichsofi on March 17, 2011, 11:48 PM report to moderator
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totally deserved and well earned

Posted by frodo_sp༄ on March 17, 2011, 11:57 PM report to moderator
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Cool! I like that very much!

Posted by potternotrotter on March 18, 2011, 05:24 AM report to moderator
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Well, it’s great to see the children of the UK have good taste!!!! It’s better than the idiots in Hollywood who run the oscars!

Posted by hewy on March 19, 2011, 01:00 AM report to moderator
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