Iranian film 'A Separation' walked away with the Golden Globe award for best foreign language film at the gala ceremony here.

Directed by Asghar Farhadi, the movie narrates the story of a married couple faced with a difficult decision -- to improve the life of their child by moving to another country or to stay in Iran and look after a deteriorating parent who has Alzheimer's.

Also nominated in this category were China's "The Flowers Of War", US' "In The Land Of Blood And Honey", Belgium's "The Kid With A Bike" and Spain's "The Skin I Live In".