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Globes:Lady Bird wins two awards in Musical or Comedy catgeory

Press Trust of India  |  Los Angeles 

"Lady Bird" has won Best Motion Picture and Best Actress for Ronan in the Musical or Comedy category at the 2018

Written and directed by Greta Gerwig, the film was up against James Franco's "The Disaster Artist", Jordan Peele's "Get Out", "The Greatest Showman", and "I, Tonya".

Though Gerwig did not produce the film, the prducer handed over the mic to her to give the acceptance speech where she praised her cast, including Ronan and Laurie Metcalf.

Many in the industry believe that Gerwig missed a well- deserved nomination in the at the Globes, which was won by for "The Shape of Water"

Excited about her win for her performance in the coming- of-age tale, Ronan said, "My mum's on FaceTime over on someone's phone! just want to say how inspirational it's been to be in this room right now. want to thank all of the women who love so much, my mother who is on FaceTime, my best friend. Actually, everyone in this room!" Ronan said in her acceptance speech.

The two awards have strengthened the film's chances at in March this year.

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First Published: Mon, January 08 2018. 09:50 IST