– from the German point of view – bad news first: Neither the Director, Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck (“the work without the author”), actor Daniel Brühl (“The Alienist – The encirclement”) were able to cheer at the presentation of the prestigious Golden Globe Awards. Better was to follow for many other Film and series creators. The Film “Bohemian Rhapsody” about Queen frontman Freddie Mercury has won the Golden Globe as best film drama. And the American actor Rami Malek was named best lead actor in a Drama: He plays in “Bohemian Rhapsody” in 1991 deceased singer.

In the Comedy division, the film biography of “Green Book” of the Director Peter Farrelly was victorious. In addition, Mahershala Ali won best supporting actor In “the Green Book” he plays a black Jazz pianist, travels in the sixties with his white Chauffeur by the U.S. southern States.

The detective series “The Assassination of Gianni Versace” the murder of the Italian fashion designer is also one of the big winners of this year’s Gala: it was named the best Mini-series. In addition, won a Criss Darren a Golden Globe, the plays in the series, the murderer Andrew Cunanan. Cunanan had murdered Versace in 1997 in Miami.

Darren Criss with his trophy

Glenn Close won the Golden Globe as best actress in the film drama “The Wife”. The British actor Christian Bale won the Globe as best Comedy actor for his role as former U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney in the political satire “Vice”. And his colleague, Olivia Colman to win with your Queens appearance in the tragicomedy “The Favourite – intrigue and madness”.

The 69-year-old Jeff Bridges (“The Big Lebowski”, “Crazy Heart”) has a Globe for his decades-long career in the movie business with a Golden for his life’s work honored. This award had previously been, among other things, Oprah Winfrey, Meryl Streep, George Clooney, Harrison Ford and Barbra Streisand.

Jeff Bridges

The Mexican Alfonso Cuarón won for the Black-and-White Drama Roma the Golden Globe as best Director. He took the prize in the category “best foreign Film”. In the family portrait Cuarón portrays the life of the house of the seventies, keeps the interior in Mexico.

Lady Gaga won one of the trophies – for best film song. The Association of foreign press praised the Song “Shallow” from the musical drama “A Star Is Born”. Lady Gaga shares the award with Mark Ronson, Anthony Rossomando, and Andrew Wyatt.

Rossomando, Wyatt, Lady Gaga and Ronson

The Golden Globe Awards are considered to be the most important Film awards in the United States after the Oscars. The trophies, the Golden globes are awarded by the foreign press Association (HFPA) in 25 movie and TV categories. The winners, a group of nearly a hundred international journalists who work for a Long time in Hollywood decides. The Gala took place this year to 76. Time instead. An Overview of all the winners can be found here.

aar/dpa