"Slumdog," "Happy" top Satellite nods

Mon Dec 15, 2008 6:54am EST
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LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - "Slumdog Millionaire" was named best motion picture drama and "Happy-Go-Lucky" best motion picture comedy or musical at the 13th annual Satellite Awards on Sunday.

The awards, voted by the International Press Academy -- a spin-off from the group behind the Golden Globes -- also chose "Slumdog's" Danny Boyle as best director.

Sally Hawkins, the star of "Happy-Go-Lucky," was hailed as best actress in a comedy or musical. Ricky Gervais ("Ghost Town") won for best actor in the category.

Angelina Jolie ("Changeling") and Richard Jenkins ("The Visitor") won the dramatic acting awards.

Reuters/Hollywood Reporter