To the surprise of no one, Atanarjuat (The Fast Runner) continued its winning ways, taking Best Picture and Best Direction at Canada's 22nd Genie Awards on Feb. 7.

The Inuit-language feature, which is Canada's submission for the Foreign-language Academy Award, also won the Genies for Screenplay, Editing and Original Score. Director Zacharias Kunuk, who won the Camera d'Or at Cannes last year, was also awarded the Claude Jutra Prize for Best First Feature.

Best Actor kudos went to Brendan Fletcher for The Law Of Enclosures while Best Actress went to Elise Guilbault for La Femme Qui Boit. Awards for Best Supporting Actor and Best Supporting Actress went to Vincent Gale and Molly Parker for Last Wedding.

Canada-UK co-production The War Bride, which had seven nominations including Best Picture and Best Actress for UK actress Anna Friel, won awards for Production Design/Art Direction and Costume Design. Pierre Gill won the cinematography prize for Lost And Delirious.

Paul Cowan's Westray won the award for Best Documentary and Guy Maddin's Heart Of The World won for Best Live-Action Short.

22nd Genie Awards List of Winners:

Best Motion Picture
Atanarjuat (The Fast Runner) - Norman Cohn, Paul Apak Angilirq, Zacharias Kunuk, Germaine Ying-Gee Wong

Achievement In Direction
Zacharias Kunuk - Atanarjuat (The Fast Runner)

Best Screenplay
Paul Apak Angilirq - Atanarjuat (The Fast Runner)

Performance By An Actor In A Leading Role
Brendan Fletcher - The Law of Enclosures

Performance By An Actress In A Leading Role
Elise Guilbault - La Femme Qui Boit

Performance By An Actor In A Supporting Role
Vincent Gale - Last Wedding

Performance By An Actress In A Supporting Role
Molly Parker - Last Wedding

Achievement In Cinematography
Pierre Gill - Lost And Delirious

Achievement In Editing
Norman Cohn, Zacharias Kunuk, Marie-Christine Sarda - Atanarjuat (The Fast Runner)

Achievement In Music - Original Score
Chris Crilly
- Atanarjuat (The Fast Runner)

Achievement In Music - Original Song
Ron Sexsmith - The Art of Woo "Love is Free"

Achievement In Art Direction/Production Design
Ken Rempel - The War Bride

Achievement In Costume Design
Howard Burden - The War Bride

Achievement In Overall Sound
Todd Beckett, Christian Carruthers, Herwig Gayer, Bisa Scekic, Todd Warren - Treed Murray

Achievement In Sound Editing
Joe Bracciale, Kevin Banks, Stephen Barden, John Sievert, Virginia Storey - Treed Murray

Best Documentary
Westray - Kent Martin, Paul Cowan

Best Live Action Short Drama
The Heart Of The World - Guy Maddin, Jody Shapiro

Best Animated Short
The Boy Who Saw The Iceberg - Marcy Page, Paul Driessen

Claude Jutra Award
Zacharias Kunuk - Atanarjuat (The Fast Runner)

Golden Reel Award
Nuit De Noces - Denise Robert, Daniel Louis ,

Special Award
Gerald Pratley