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Alejandro Inaritu’s ‘The Revenant’ bagged three of the top honours in the 73rd annual Golden Globes awards. The unfathomable saga of survival won the best film, best director and best actor awards.
The Award was announced on Sunday at Beverly Hills ,California. Comedian Rickey Gervais was the host for the Golden Globes . Top actors like Leonardo Di Caprio, , Eddie Redmayne and Michael Fassbender were nominated for their outstanding performance in the top running movies The Revenent, The Danish Girl and Steve Jobs respectively. But , by portraying the wilderness and vengeance of Hugh Glass , inspired from a 19th century mountain man who works at the Rocky Mountain Fur Company, Di Caprio had the final smile.
Steve Jobs , directed by Danny Boyle bagged awards for screenplay and supporting actress respectively. Kate Winslet who played the role of Joanna Hoffman, a marketing executive of apple, won the award for best supporting actress while Aaron Sorkin got the award for best screen
This year golden globe doesn’t take any chance, best film director was awarded to Inaritu himself. “ We all in this room know that pain is temporary, but a film is forever, so who cares?”, said the Mexican director while recalling about the struggling shoot.
Di Caprio dedicated his awards to native Americans and all the indigenous people. I want to share this award with all the First Nations people represented in this film and all the indigenous peoples around the world,” said Di Caprio in the speech after receiving the award. “It is time that we recognize your history and that we protect your indigenous lands from corporate interests and people out there to exploit them.” He added.
The Sci-fi thriller The Martian was honoured incomprehensibly as the best comedy movie and Matt Damon won the award for the best comedy actor. Ridley Scott , director of the movie seems shocked while receiving the picture statue.
Critically acclaimed movies Carol and Spotlight remains empty handed in the award ceremony. While Quentin Tarantino’s The Hateful Eight is satisfied with only one award for music composition.
Golden Globe , popularly known as the precursor of Oscar, is award presented by the 93 members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association in recognizing the excellence in film and Television. The award which started in 1943 plays a significant role in film marketing.