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Yorgos Lanthimos’ film wins Golden Globe for ‘Best picture — Musical/Comedy’

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Poor Things directed by Yorgos Lanthimos has today won a Golden Globe award for ‘Best picture — Musical/Comedy.’

The film beat others for the gong, including Barbie and May December.

Featuring stellar performances from Emma Stone, Willem Dafoe, and Mark Ruffalo, the darkly comedic and provocatively charged film follows the eccentric narrative of a woman brought back to life after suicide by a deranged doctor who replaces her brain with that of her unborn child.

Hollywood actress Emma Stone also took out ‘Best Actress in a Musical or Comedy’ for her role in Poor Things. When receiving her Golden Globe, Stone received a standing ovation from the crowd.

Stone beat a number of other accomplished actresses for the gong, including Margot Robbie for Barbie and Jennifer Lawrence for No Hard Feelings.

Poor Things was also nominated in the category of ‘Best Screenplay- Motion Picture’ and ‘Best Original Score.’

Lanthimos was nominated for ‘Best Director – Motion Picture,’ while Stone was nominated for ‘Best Actress in a Motion Picture — Musical/Comedy,’ and Mark Ruffalo and Willem Dafoe were nominated for ‘Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture.’

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