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'Argo' Ben Affleck on Golden Globe win: 'This is incredible'

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Ben Affleck has responded to Argo winning two top Golden Globe awards on Sunday (January 13).

The Iran hostage crisis film took the 'Best Motion Picture (Drama)' prize in addition to Affleck being named 'Best Director'.



Affleck described the Golden Globe win as a career milestone in his acceptance speech and has since expressed his enthusiasm further on Twitter.

"To hear your name included among directors I've long admired is incredible. To win? Wow, thank you HFPA. #GoldenGlobes," he wrote.

Photo gallery - Golden Globes press room:
The filmmaker continued: "Thank you [Argo inspiration] Tony [Mendez], [producers] George [Clooney] , Grant [Heslov], [writer] Chris Terrio & the rest of the #Argo cast and crew. We won a #GoldenGlobes! Amazing!"

Affleck has collected several awards for directing Argo, including a Critics' Choice Award and an honour from the San Diego Film Critics Society.

Argo is now playing in the US and the UK. Watch a trailer below:

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