Golden Globe Awards 2024: Christopher Nolan's biopic film 'Oppenheimer' has emerged victorious at the 81st Golden Globe Awards, held at the prestigious Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California.
The film, which delves into the life of J. Robert Oppenheimer, the renowned "Father of the Atomic Bomb," took home several coveted awards, including Best Supporting Actor, Best Director, Best Actor, and finally, the prestigious Best Picture - Drama award.
The announcement was made on the official Golden Globes handle on X stating, "Best Picture - Drama goes to Oppenheimer! #GoldenGlobes."
During the earlier segments of the ceremony, 'Oppenheimer' secured wins in multiple categories, with actor Robert Downey Jr. clinching the Best Supporting Male Actor - Motion Picture, Christopher Nolan bagging the Best Director - Motion Picture, and Cillian Murphy receiving the Best Male Actor - Motion Picture award for his portrayal of Oppenheimer.
While 'Oppenheimer' claimed the throne in the drama category, the Best Picture award in the Musical/Comedy category went to the film 'Poor Things.'
The biopic, set against the backdrop of World War II, captures Oppenheimer's pivotal role in the development of the atomic bomb. Despite understanding the catastrophic consequences of testing the bomb, Oppenheimer, portrayed by Cillian Murphy, grapples with the ethical dilemma and ultimately presses the button.
Murphy, in his first leading role in a Christopher Nolan film, joins a star-studded cast that includes Rami Malek, Kenneth Branagh, Benny Safdie, Dane DeHaan, Jack Quaid, Matthew Modine, Alden Ehrenreich, Josh Peck, Jason Clarke, David Dastmalchian, Alex Wolff, James D'Arcy, Florence Pugh as Jean Tatlock, Emily Blunt as Kitty Oppenheimer, Robert Downey Jr. as Lewis Strauss, and Matt Damon.
'Oppenheimer' premiered on July 21, captivating audiences with its compelling narrative and powerhouse performances. As the film continues to garner acclaim, Christopher Nolan's masterpiece stands tall, marking a significant triumph at the Golden Globes 2024.