Austria is in a party mood after two of its nationals won Golden Globes on Sunday.
Director Michael Haneke‘s “The White Ribbon” was named best foreign-language film, while Christoph Waltz was honored for his supporting turn in “Inglourious Basterds.”
Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann congratulated the duo on their “extraordinary achievements” and hoped their example would act as “incentive and motivation” for the entire Austrian film scene.
Photo: Actor Christoph Waltz in Inglourious Basterds premiere in Berlin, Germany.
Waltz’s chances for Oscar gold have also gone up. The 54-year-old Vienna native is already being treated as Hollywood’s next big thing. His follow-up to “Inglourious Basterds” will be opposite Seth Rogen in Michael Gondry’s “The Green Hornet,” which Sony is opening in USA December 22, 2010.
Via Yahoo News
Post author: Daniel Semper