Golden Globes 2016 Best Actress: Jennifer Lawrence
Golden Globes 2016 Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Comedy: Jennifer Lawrence! What is so special about Jennifer Lawrence? She won the Golden Globes 2016 Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Comedy award and that would be her third Golden Globe award!
On the stage, she thanked the director David O. Russel for her career and for being her role model for many things she had learned. She looked upon him and his great love for cinema. She made him a compliment by saying that his love for cinema is so pure.
The movie “Joy”, for which she receives the Golden Globes 2016 Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Comedy award follows the story of Joy, whose character was inspired by Joy Mangano, a woman who created a fortune by inventing the Miracle Mop which turned to be a success overnight.
The story begins with Joy (played by Jennifer Lawrence), a divorced mother with three children who lives with her mother, grandmother and with her ex-husband Tony in New York and works as a booking clerk for Eastern Airlines. Her mother and father are divorced, fighting whenever her father shows up at home and her sister Peggy, an overachiever in the family, who constantly humiliates her in front of her children.
When her father started dating Trudy, a wealthy Italian widow with business experience, Joy comes up with the invention, a business idea for her self-wringing Mop when she spills the red wine on the floor of Trudy’s boat. When she tried to clean up the mess using the Mop, she cut herself on the broken glass. She returned home and created blueprints for her self-wringing mop and with the help of the employees from her father’s shop, she built a prototype…
The movie depicts the later events of building her empire and many problems she had faced with the company that manufactured her products. She had unresolved family issues as well but despite all, became a successful businesswoman after many struggles.
This Golden Globes 2016 Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Comedy award would be the third Golden Globes award Jennifer Lawrence had won. At the age of 23, she was the youngest actress who had five nominations: three for Golden Globe and two for Oscars.
The interesting fact about her is that she is bluntly honest and she doesn’t take herself, or the Hollywood too seriously. She even said once: “Not to sound rude, but acting is stupid. Everybody’s like ‘How can you remain with a level head? And I’m like ‘Why would I ever get cocky? I’m not saving anybody’s life. There are doctors who save lives and firemen who run into burning buildings. I’m making movies. It’s stupid”.
However, the Golden Globes 2016 Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Comedy award is a recognition for this talented woman and although she maybe doesn’t consider her contribution to the world to be great, we may disagree – her talent is certainly something the culture needs nowadays!