77th Golden Globe Awards

Night of surprises

Little-known drama 1917 beats popular films in the Best Motion Drama category and Asia gets its time in the spotlight

Asia came into the spotlight at the 77th Golden Globes.

Bong Joon-ho's Parasite was named Best Foreign Language Film, the first South Korean movie to win that accolade at the Globes, while Awkwafina, star of hit indie family drama The Farewell, became the first woman of Asian descent to win best actress in a comedy or musical.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 07, 2020, with the headline 'Night of surprises '. Print Edition | Subscribe