'The Banshees of Inisherin' earned the Golden Globes award for Best Picture - Musical or Comedy
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA: The 2022's dark tragic comedy movie, 'The Banshees of Inisherin' surely stole the hearts of the audience when it was released and now, the Martin McDonagh helmed film scooped the 80th annual Golden Globes award for the Best Picture - Musical/Comedy. The black comedy, which was filmed on Inis Mor and Achill Island, had led the shortlist with eight nominations. However, McDonagh is a previous Golden Globes winner.
Furthermore, 'Banshees of Inisherin' had its world premiere at the 79th Venice International Film Festival on September 5, 2022, where Colin Farrell won the Volpi Cup for Best Actor and McDonagh won the Golden Osella for Best Screenplay. That is not all, after its release the film received widespread acclaim from critics, who praised McDonagh's screenplay and direction, Carter Burwell's score, and the performances of the main cast. It was also named one of the best films of 2022 by the National Board of Review.
'The Banshees of Inisherin' was the big winner at the Golden Globes in Beverly Hills on Tuesday night, winning Best Picture – Musical or Comedy, Best Actor for Colin Farrell, and Best Screenplay for writer-director Martin McDonagh.
The other nominees in the category included Ruben Ostlund’s satire and Cannes Palme d’Or winner 'Triangle of Sadness,' Rian Johnson’s murder mystery who dunnit 'Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery,' Damien Chazelle’s divisive Old Hollywood period piece 'Babylon,' and Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert’s maximalist action flick 'Everything Everywhere All at Once.'
In case you thought the 'Banshees' team was done, there is definitely more. Colin Farrell won the Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical prize for 'Banshees,' while Martin McDonagh took home the Best Screenplay prize.
The film stars Colin Farrell and Brendan Gleeson as two lifelong friends who find themselves at an impasse when one abruptly ends their relationship, with alarming consequences for both of them. Kerry Condon and Barry Keoghan also star.