"Push: Based on the Novel by Sapphire" tied two records when awards were doled out Saturday night at the Sundance Film Festival. It won the most awards (three) — the grand jury prize, audience award and a special jury prize to Mo'Nique as a terrifying, welfare-swindling mom of a pregnant teen who tries to escape her clutches.
Five films in the past also won three prizes at the Sundance Film Festival: "American Dream" (1990), "Hurricane" (1996), "Three Seasons" (1998), "Dark Days" (1999) and "The Station Agent" (2002).
"Push's" other milestone achievement: It's the third movie to win both the grand jury and audience awards for features, after "Three Seasons" (1998) and "Quinceanera" (2006).
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