“Brokeback Mountain” & “Walk The Line” Win Best Picture Prizes at Golden Globes

"Brokeback Mountain" & "Walk The Line" Win Best Picture Prizes at Golden Globes

In Los Angeles tonight, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association presented the annual Golden Globe awards honoring the best films of 2005. Ang Lee‘s “Brokeback Mountain” won the best motion picture – drama award while James Mangold‘s “Walk The Line” won the best motion picture musical or comedy prize.

“Brokeback” won four awards tonight, while “Walk The Line” won three prizes. The best dramatic acting awards went to Huffman and Hoffman, with Felicity Huffman honored for “Transamerica” and Philip Seymour Hoffman winning best actor for “Capote.” Both acting awards for musical or comedy went to “Walk The Line,” with Reese Witherspoon winning best actress and Joaquin Phoenix winning best actor.

Thanking Ang Lee afer winning best picture, one of “Brokeback’s” producers, and head of Focus Features, James Schamus said, “You let Diana (Ossana) and me help you make a movie that has made our mothers so proud.” The film also won prizes for best director, best screenplay, and best original song.

The complete list of winners follows:

BEST MOTION PICTURE – DRAMA

Brokeback Mountain
Focus Features/River Road Entertainment; Focus Features

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS – DRAMA

Felicity Huffman, Transamerica

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR – DRAMA

Philip Seymour Hoffman, Capote

BEST MOTION PICTURE – MUSICAL OR COMEDY

Walk The Line
Twentieth Century Fox; Twentieth Century Fox

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS – MUSICAL OR COMEDY

Reese Witherspoon, Walk The Line

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR – MUSICAL OR COMEDY

Joaquin Phoenix, Walk The Line

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM

Paradise Now (PALESTINE)

Augustus Film/Lama Films/Razor Films/Lumen Films/Arte France Cinema/Hazazah Film; Warner Independent Pictures

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Rachel Weisz, The Constant Gardener

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

George Clooney, Syriana

BEST DIRECTOR

Ang Lee, Brokeback Mountain

BEST SCREENPLAY

Larry McMurtry & Diana Ossana, Brokeback Mountain

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE

John Williams, Memoirs of a Geisha

BEST ORIGINAL SONG

“A Love That Will Never Grow Old” — Brokeback Mountain

Music by: Gustavo Santaolalla

Lyrics by: Bernie Taupin

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