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12 Years a Slave wins best drama film at Golden Globes

12 Years a Slave, directed by British director Steve McQueen, won best drama film at the Golden Globes. The biggest winner was American Hustle, which won three awards, but Brit actress Jacqueline Bisset stole the headlines with her acceptance speech.

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'12 Years a Slave' wins best drama film

In a bittersweet night for the British film industry, Steve McQueen's 12 Years a Slave took home the best drama motion picture award at the Golden Globes.

British director Steve McQueen was won of only two Brits to take home Golden Globes Credit: Reuters

London-born McQueen, who has won awards at Cannes, the Baftas and even the Turner Prize for his video artwork, thanked Brad Pitt because "without you this movie never would have got made".

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