The list of annual award nominations for the Golden Globe Awards 2020 was just announced on Monday 9 December 2019.
One of the movies to be nominated was Marriage Story, a skit about the family that Noah Baumbach worked on. Marriage Story got six nominations, one of them is the main nomination, which is the Best Motion Picture – Drama, Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama, and Best Actor In a Motion Picture – Drama.
These are some facts about the movie:
A movie about divorce
Although the title of the movie is Marriage Story, this movie actually tells the story of how a husband and wife deal with a divorce proceeding. A bitter marriage story adorned in Marriage Story; how they deal with divorce, conflict before divorce, and problems regarding the distribution of child custody. These elements, are all packaged in drama and comedy touches.
Starring Adam Driver and Scarlett Johansson
The pair are Nicole and Charlie, each played by Scarlett Johansson and Adam Driver. Playing in the movie Marriage Story, they also got nominated in the Golden Globe Awards. Scarlett Johansson was nominated for Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama competed with Saoirse Ronan, Cynthia Erivo, Charlize Theron and Renee Zellweger. Adam Driver also won the Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama nomination. He competed with other actors such as Christian Bale, Antonio Banderas, Jonathan Pryce and Joaquin Phoenix.
Not the first divorce movie by Noah Baumbach
Marriage Story is not the first movie about divorce from director Noah Baumbach. Previously, Baumbach had directed The Squid and the Whale which told about his parents’ divorce. In addition, other movies directed by Baumbach are While We’re Young, Margot at the Wedding, and many more.
Won many awards
Before being nominated for the Golden Globe Awards, Marriage Story has won many awards. Among them are the Atlanta Film Critics Circle Awards, the Gotham Independent Film Awards, the Hollywood Film Awards, the Toronto International Film Festival, and many more.