Golden Globe for Best Director in a Motion Picture Goes to….? Let’s Check It Out!

Filmmaker Steven Spielberg won the Golden Globe for Best Director – Motion Picture in 2023 for his semi-autobiographical picture The Fabelmans. This is his 20th nomination and third triumph at the Golden Globes.

Best Director – Motion Picture

In his acceptance speech for his autobiographical drama, Spielberg declared, “I've been hiding from this narrative since I was 17 years old.” According to ‘Variety,' “I put a lot of stuff in my path of this story.

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‘I repeated this story in pieces and parcels all throughout my career,' Steven Spielberg continued. The movie “E.T.” is highly relevant to this narrative. Close Encounters of the Third Kind is highly relevant to this narrative.

Until long ago, when co-writer Tony Kushner of “Fablemans” and I were developing “Munich,” when Kushner began telling me stories from his past, I lacked the nerve to tackle this subject head-on. And so the two of us got to talking.

Additionally, he stated, as reported by ‘Variety,' “The talk lasted all the way through ‘Munich,' all the way through ‘Lincoln,' and all the way through ‘West Side Story. My wife Kate was always urging me to “tell this.”

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And during COVID, I had no idea if I or anybody else would ever get another chance to speak our tales again in March, April, or May of 2020. “Everything I've done up to this point has made me ready to finally be honest about the truth that it's not easy to be a kid,” Spielberg continued.

That I am held up as an example of success by everyone… However, unless we get the guts to introduce ourselves, no one knows the truth about us. And I pondered for a long time as to when I could tell that narrative, and at the age of 74, I came to terms with it. To which she replied, “You best do it now,” I urged. And I am so, so grateful that I did.