Persepolis Nominated For Golden Globes


Darius Kadivar
by Darius Kadivar
Persepolis Nominated For 65th Annual of Golden Globes in Best Foreign Film Category. This is good news but also alerting in respect to the upcoming Oscars in 2008 since it has not been chosen in Best Animated Film Category. The Golden Globes have nominated Only the American Animations DreamWorks Bee Movie, Pixar/Disney's Ratatouille and 20th Century Fox' The Simpsons Movie.

The Oscar Nominations are due in January for Official Release.

See Complete List of nominations for Golden Globes:

Cecil B. DeMille Award

Steven Spielberg

Best Motion Picture – Drama

American Gangster
Imagine Entertainment/Scott Free Productions; Universal Pictures
Working Title Productions; Focus Features
Eastern Promises
Kudos Pictures – UK
Serendipity Point Films – Canada A UK/Canada Co-Production; Focus FeaturesThe Great Debaters
Harpo Films; The Weinstein Company/MGM
Michael Clayton
Clayton Productions LLC; Warner Bros
. PicturesNo Country For Old Men
A Scott Rudin/Mike Zoss Production; Miramax/Paramount Vantage
There Will Be Blood
A Joanne Sellar/Ghoulardi Film Company Production; Paramount Vantage and Miramax Films

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama

Cate BlanchettElizabeth: The Golden AgeJulie Christie – Away From HerJodie Foster – The Brave OneAngelina JolieA Mighty HeartKeira KnightleyAtonement

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

George Clooney – Michael ClaytonDaniel Day-Lewis – There Will Be BloodJames McAvoyAtonementViggo Mortensen – Eastern PromisesDenzel Washington – American Gangster

Best Motion Picture - Musical Or Comedy

Across The Universe
Revolution Studios International; Sony Pictures
ReleasingCharlie Wilson's War
Universal Pictures/Relativity Media/Participant Productions/Playtone; Universal PicturesHairspray
New Line Cinema in association with Ingenious Film Partners; New Line Cinema
Mandate Pictures/Mr. Mudd Production; Fox Searchlight Pictures
Sweeney Todd
Parkes/Mac Donald and Zanuck Company; Warner Bros
. Pictures

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy

Amy Adams – EnchantedNikki Blonsky – HairsprayHelena Bonham Carter – Sweeney ToddMarion Cotillard – La Vie En RoseEllen Page – Juno

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical Or Comedy

Johnny Depp – Sweeney ToddRyan Gosling – Lars and the Real GirlTom Hanks – Charlie Wilson's WarPhilip Seymour Hoffman – The SavagesJohn C. ReillyWalk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story

Best Performance by an Actress In A Supporting Role in a Motion Picture

Cate Blanchett – I'm Not ThereJulia Roberts – Charlie Wilson's WarSaoirse Ronan – AtonementAmy Ryan – Gone Baby GoneTilda Swinton – Michael Clayton

Best Performance by an Actor In A Supporting Role in a Motion Picture

Casey AffleckThe Assassination Of Jesse James By The Coward Robert FordJavier BardemNo Country For Old MenPhilip Seymour Hoffman – Charlie Wilson's WarJohn Travolta – HairsprayTom Wilkinson – Michael Clayton

Best Animated Feature Film

Bee Movie
DreamWorks Animation; DreamWorks AnimationRatatouille
Pixar; Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures Distribution
The Simpsons Movie
Gracie Films; Twentieth Century Fox

Best Foreign Languge Film

4 Months, 3 Weeks And 2 Days (Romania)
Mobra Films; IFC First Take
The Diving Bell And The Butterfly (France, United States)
A Kennedy/Marshall Company and Jon Kilik Production; Miramax/Paramount Vantage
The Kite Runner (United States)
DreamWorks Pictures Sidney Kimmel Entertainment and Paramount Classics Participant Productions Present a Sidney Kimmel Entertainment and Parkes/Macdonald Production Distributed by Paramount Classics
Lust, Caution (Taiwan)
Haishang Films; Focus Features
Persepolis (France)
247 Films; Sony Pictures Classics

Best Director - Motion Picture

Tim Burton – Sweeney ToddEthan Coen, Joel CoenNo Country For Old MenJulian Schnabel – The Diving Bell And The ButterflyRidley ScottAmerican GangsterJoe Wright – Atonement

Best Screenplay - Motion Picture

Atonement Written by Christopher HamptonCharlie Wilson's War Written by Aaron SorkinThe Diving Bell And The Butterfly Written by Ronald HarwoodJuno Written by Diablo CodyNo Country For Old Men Written by Ethan Coen, Joel Coen

Best Original Score - Motion Picture

Grace Is Gone (Eastwood)
Composed by Clint Eastwood
The Kite Runner (Iglesias)
Composed by Alberto Iglesias
Atonement (Marianelli)
Composed by Dario Marianelli
Eastern Promises (Shore)
Composed by Howard Shore
Into The Wild (Vedder, Brook, King)
Composed by Eddie Vedder

Best Original Song - Motion Picture

"Despedida" – Love In The Time Of Cholera
Music By: Shakira and Antonio Pinto
Lyrics By: Shakira

"Grace Is Gone" – Grace Is Gone
Music By: Clint Eastwood

Lyrics By: Carole Bayer Sager

"Guaranteed" – Into The Wild
Music & Lyrics By: Eddie Vedder

"That's How You Know" – Enchanted
Music & Lyrics By: Alan Menken

"Walk Hard" – Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story
Music & Lyrics By: Judd Apatow, Kasdan, John C. Reilly
and Marshall Crenshaw

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