“Boyhood”, which was shot intermittently over 12 years to encapsulate the life of a boy from the tender age of five to 18, won the Best Motion Picture – Drama award at the 72nd Annual Golden Globe ceremony in Los angeles on Sunday.
The film’s team including its director Richard Linklater, who won the Best Director – Motion Picture, went up the stage to accept the Golden Globe.
“Foxcatcher”, “The Imitation Game”, “Selma” and “The Theory of Everything” were nominated in the same category.
The award for Best Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical went to “The Grand Budapest Hotel” – a story about the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance painting and the battle for an enormous family fortune.
It was up against “Birdman”, “Into the Woods”, “Pride” and “St. Vincent”.
Eddie Redmayne and Julianne Moore for “The Theory of Everything” and “Still Alice” respectively were awarded the title of Best Actor and Actress in a Motion Picture.
Newly wed Redmayne, who cut short his honeymoon with wife Hannah Bagshawe to be here for the ceremony, accepted the award and thanked the jury for providing him with a “wonderful” end to his honeymoon.
In “The Theory Of Everything”, Redmayne plays the on screen version of theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking. The movie, adapted from the memoir “Travelling to Infinity: My Life with Stephen”, deals with Jane Wilde Hawking’s relationship with her ex-husband Stephen, his diagnosis of motor neuron disease, and his success in physics.
Redmayne was competing for the award against talents like Steve Carell (“Foxcatcher”), Benedict Cumberbatch (“The Imitation Game”), Jake Gyllenhaal: (“Nightcrawler”) and David Oyelowo (“Selma”).
Julianne Moore, glowing in her silver and grey Givenchy dress, was overwhelmed when her name was announced as the winner of the Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama
Moore played a woman diagnosed with early on-set Alzheimer’s in “Still Alice”, and she competed against some stellar performances by Jennifer Aniston (“Cake”), Felicity Jones (“The Theory Of Everything”), Rosamund Pike (“Gone Girl”) and Reese Witherspoon (“Wild”), Amy Adams (“Big Eyes”), Emily Blunt (“Into The Woods”) and Helen Mirren (“The Hundred-foot Journey”) for the award.(IANS)