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Movie and TV Winners List of 13th Satellite Awards

December 15, 2008 (9:50 am) GMT
'Slumdog Millionaire' and 'Australia' dominated the 13th Annual Satellite Awards with three kudos each, while 'Happy-Go-Lucky' brought home best comedy film title.

"" has been hailed as 2008 Best Motion Picture in Drama at the 13th Satellite Awards. On Sunday, December 14 at the InterContinental Hotel in Century City, the Danny Boyle-directed movie about a poor Indian boy getting a shot at winning millions in a television game show was revealed to be the winner on the coveted category, besting over "", "", "", "" and "".

Apart from taking home the top prize, the 2008 Best British Independent Film also nailed two other kudos. The first one was Best Director for Danny Boyle and the second was Best Score for A.R. Rahman. For the director prize, Boyle won over Thomas McCarthy of "", Ron Howard of "", Gus Van Sant of "", Christopher Nolan of "" and Stephen Daldry of "".

Another movie collecting three awards from Satellite was Baz Luhrmann's "". On the special occasion, the and -starring drama walked away with best cinematography for Mandy Walker, best visual effects for Chris Godfrey, James E. Price and Diana Giorgiutti, and best art direction and production design for Catherine Martin, Ian Gracie, Karen Murphy and Beverly Dunn.

Winning the Best Motion Picture for Comedy or Musical was Mike Leigh's "", whereas the Best Animated/Mixed-Media Film was "". Furthermore, in the performers categories, of "" and of "" were named Best Actor and Actress for Drama respectively, and of "Revolutionary Road" and of "" were in respective order the Best Supporting Actor and Actress.

List of 13th Satellite Awards' Winners in Film and Television Categories:

Motion Picture:

Television:

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