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Wednesday 23 July 2014

Video: Gritty political dramas win big on Hollywood's golden gala night

Published 15/01/2013|05:00

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Hollywood and Washington continued their love affair this award season with political-themed movies and TV shows sweeping the 70th annual Golden Globe Awards in the Beverly Hilton Hotel.

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Our own Daniel Day-Lewis won the Best Actor gong for 'Lincoln', while CIA thriller 'Argo' won Best Motion Picture with 'Homeland' picking up the top television awards.

'Argo' was the big movie winner on the night after it also carried home Best Director for Ben Affleck. He had a trifecta role in the movie – directing, producing and starring in it, along with good pal George Clooney acting as his producing partner.

Keeping with the political pattern, 'Game Change' the TV movie about the infamous Republican candidate Sarah Palin also won Best TV movie, Best actress for Julianne Moore and Best Supporting Actor in a TV Movie for Ed Harris, who was absent on the night.

To add some real political gravitas, former US President Bill Clinton made a surprise appearance at Sunday's show.

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