Sun, 03 Feb 2013 10:41:21 AM Ben Affleck has won the top film honor from the Directors Guild of America for his CIA thriller "Argo" this Saturday.
"I don't think that this makes me a real director, but I think it means I'm on my way," he said. This prize is typically a direction for the film that goes or might go on to win best-picture and director at the Oscars.
He also stars in the movie as a CIA operative who hatches a bold plan to rescue six Americans during the hostage crisis in Iran.
"Argo" has won best drama and director at the Golden Globes and top film honors from the Screen Actors Guild and the Producers Guild of America.