‘Slumdog Millionaire’ wins top honor at Globes

‘Slumdog Millionaire’ wins top honor at Globes
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First Published: Mon, Jan 12 2009. 10 41 AM IST
Updated: Mon, Jan 12 2009. 10 41 AM IST
By AP
Beverly Hills, California: “Slumdog Millionaire” has lived up to its underdog theme at the Golden Globes, sweeping all four of its categories, including best drama and director for Danny Boyle.
Kate Winslet has won two Globes all on her own, best dramatic actress for “Revolutionary Road” and supporting actress for “The Reader.” “The Wrestler” also has two, dramatic actor for Mickey Rourke and best song for Bruce Springsteen.
“Slumdog Millionaire” also won best screenplay and musical score, firming up its prospects for the Academy Awards.
Featuring a generally unknown cast in a story set on the streets of Mumbai, “Slumdog Millionaire” knocked off four other nominated films featuring such stars as Brad Pitt, Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio.
Complete list of winners at Sunday’s 66th annual Golden Globes:
Motion Pictures:
Picture, Drama: “Slumdog Millionaire.”
Picture, Musical or Comedy: “Vicky Christina Barcelona.”
Actor, Drama: Mickey Rourke, “The Wrestler.”
Actress, Drama: Kate Winslet, “Revolutionary Road.”
Director: Danny Boyle, “Slumdog Millionaire.”
Actor, Musical or Comedy: Colin Farrell, “In Bruges.”
Actress, Musical or Comedy: Sally Hawkins, “Happy-Go-Lucky.”
Supporting Actor: Heath Ledger, “The Dark Knight.”
Supporting Actress: Kate Winslet, “The Reader.”
Foreign Language Film: “Waltz With Bashir.”
Animated Film: “Wall-E.”
Screenplay: Simon Beaufoy, “Slumdog Millionaire.”
Original Score: A.R. Rahman, “Slumdog Millionaire.”
Original Song: “The Wrestler” (performed by Bruce Springsteen, written by Bruce Springsteen), “The Wrestler.”
Television:
Series, Drama: “Mad Men.”
Actor, Drama: Gabriel Byrne, “In Treatment.”
Actress, Drama: Anna Paquin, “True Blood.”
Series, Musical or Comedy: “30 Rock.”
Actor, Musical or Comedy: Alec Baldwin, “30 Rock.”
Actress, Musical or Comedy: Tina Fey, “30 Rock.”
Miniseries or Movie: “John Adams.”
Actress, Miniseries or Movie: Laura Linney, “John Adams.”
Actor, Miniseries or Movie: Paul Giammatti, “John Adams.”
Supporting Actress, Series, Miniseries or Movie: Laura Dern, “Recount.”
Supporting Actor, Series, Miniseries or Movie: Tom Wilkinson, “John Adams.”
Cecil B. DeMille Award: Steven Spielberg.
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