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'Sweeney,' 'Atonement' garner Globes

Jan. 13, 2008 at 10:31 PM   |   Comments

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BEVERLY HILLS , Calif., Jan. 13 (UPI) -- "Atonement" and "Sweeney Todd" were named the best picture winners at a Golden Globe Awards press conference in Beverly Hills, Calif., Sunday night.

"Atonement" earned the honor for best drama film, while "Sweeney Todd" was named best comedy or musical movie.

"Sweeney Todd" star Johnny Depp grabbed a Globe for best actor in a comedy or musical movie, while Daniel Day-Lewis won the equivalent acting prize for his performance in the drama "There Will Be Blood."

Julie Christie won the Globe for best performance by an actress in a drama film for "Away from Her" and Marion Cotillard won for best actress in a comedy or musical for "La Vie en Rose."

Julian Schnabel earned the directing prize for his work on "The Diving Bell and the Butterfly," which also won a Globe for best foreign language picture.

Joel Coen and Ethan Coen won for best screenplay for their adaptation of Cormac McCarthy's novel, "No Country for Old Men."

Dario Marianelli's score for "Atonement" and Eddie Vedder's song, "Guaranteed" from "Into the Wild," won Golden Globes for original music.

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