Sam Mendes wins Golden Globe for Best Director for ‘1917’

Sam Mendes. (AFP)

British filmmaker Sam Mendes on Sunday won a surprise Golden Globe for best director for his war epic “1917,” edging out a top crop of nominees.

The director bested South Korea’s Bong Joon-ho (“Parasite”), Todd Phillips (“Joker”), Martin Scorsese (“The Irishman”) and Quentin Tarantino (“Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood”).

Last Update: Wednesday, 08 January 2020 KSA 02:06 - GMT 23:06