Golden Globes.- The Japanese ‘Drive My Car’ deprives Almodóvar of the Golden Globe for ‘Parallel Mothers’


The film ‘Dirve My Car’, directed by the Japanese Ryûsuke Hamaguchi, has won the Golden Globe for best foreign language film, thus depriving Pedro Almodóvar of achieving a third statuette, this time with ‘Parallel Mothers’.

In addition to Almodóvar, Ryûsuke has won Juho Kuosmanen from Finland, with ‘Compartment Nº &’; the Oscar-winning Italian director Pablo Sorrentino, with ‘It was the hand of God’ and the Iranian Asghar Farhadi, with the film ‘A Hero’.

This has been the ninth nomination in this category for the Spanish director, who has already opted for this award with his films’ Women on the edge of a nervous breakdown ‘,’ Far heels, ‘All about my mother’, ‘Talk to her’, ‘Back’, ‘Broken hugs’, ‘The skin I live in’ and ‘Pain and glory’.

On two occasions the manchego won the award, in the 2000 ceremony with ‘All about my mother’, and two years later, in 2003, he won with ‘Talk to her’.

The award ceremony of the 79th edition of the Golden Globes, awarded by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA, for its acronym in English), is held this Sunday without an audience and in a gala not broadcast on television.

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