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The Best Foreign Language Film award went to Iranian picture A Separation by Asghar Farhadi. It left behind Angelina Jolie’s In The Land Of Blood And Honey, Christian Bale starrer The Flowers Of War, The Kid With A Bike from Belgium and The Skin I Live In from Spain. Modern Family was awarded the Best Television Series Comedy or Musical prize, while Homeland became the Best Television Series Drama.
The latters star Claire Da timberland shoes nes grabbed a golden globe in the Best Performance by an Actress In A Television Series Drama category. Kelsey Grammer was handed the Best Performance by an Actor In A Television Series Drama trophy for Boss. Mildred Pierce might have got Kate Winslet an honour but it lost out in the Best Mini Series Or Motion Picture Made for Television category to Downton Abbey (Masterpiece). Laura Dern won the Best Performance by an Actress In A Television Series Comedy Or Musical for Enlightened, as Matt LeBlanc won in the male category for his role in Episodes. The Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini Series or Motion Picture Made for Television award went to Idris Elba for Luther, while Jessica Lange won the female category for American Horror Story. Hosted by Ricky Gervais, the Golden Globes awards by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association was held at the Beverly Hilton hotel.