Alfonso Cuarón

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Alfonso Cuarón Orozco (, ; born 28 November 1961) is a Mexican film director, screenwriter, producer, cinematographer, and editor.wikipedia
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Gravity (2013 film)

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He has been nominated for 11 Academy Awards and won five, including two Best Director awards for Gravity (2013) and Roma (2018). He created the production and distribution company Esperanto Filmoj (Esperanto Films, named because of his support for the international language Esperanto ), which has credits in the films Duck Season, Pan's Labyrinth, and Gravity.
Gravity is a 2013 science fiction thriller film directed by Alfonso Cuarón, who also co-wrote, co-edited and produced the film.

Academy Award for Best Film Editing

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He has also received Academy Awards for Best Film Editing for Gravity and Best Cinematography for Roma.
To date, two film directors have won this award, James Cameron and Alfonso Cuarón for the films Titanic and Gravity, respectively.

Roma (2018 film)

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He has been nominated for 11 Academy Awards and won five, including two Best Director awards for Gravity (2013) and Roma (2018).
Roma is a 2018 drama film written and directed by Alfonso Cuarón, who also produced, shot, and co-edited it.

Academy Award for Best Director

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He has been nominated for 11 Academy Awards and won five, including two Best Director awards for Gravity (2013) and Roma (2018).
As of the 2019 ceremony, Alfonso Cuarón is the most recent winner in this category for his work on Roma.

Academy Award for Best Cinematography

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He has also received Academy Awards for Best Film Editing for Gravity and Best Cinematography for Roma.
In 2019, Alfonso Cuarón became the first winner of this category to have also served as director on the film, for his film Roma.

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (film)

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Cuarón's other notable films include the family drama A Little Princess (1995), the erotic drama Y Tu Mamá También (2001), the fantasy film Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004), and the dystopian thriller Children of Men (2006). In 2004, Cuarón directed the third film in the successful Harry Potter series, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. He was joined by producer David Heyman, with whom Cuarón worked on Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban is a 2004 fantasy film directed by Alfonso Cuarón and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures.

Y Tu Mamá También

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Cuarón's other notable films include the family drama A Little Princess (1995), the erotic drama Y Tu Mamá También (2001), the fantasy film Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004), and the dystopian thriller Children of Men (2006). Cuarón's next project found him returning to Mexico with a Spanish-speaking cast to film Y Tu Mamá También, starring Gael García Bernal, Diego Luna and Maribel Verdú.
Y Tu Mamá También (And Your Mother Too) is a 2001 Mexican erotic drama film directed by Alfonso Cuarón and co-written by Cuarón and his brother Carlos.

Children of Men

Cuarón's other notable films include the family drama A Little Princess (1995), the erotic drama Y Tu Mamá También (2001), the fantasy film Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004), and the dystopian thriller Children of Men (2006). Cuarón's feature Children of Men, an adaptation of the P. D. James novel starring Clive Owen, Julianne Moore and Michael Caine, received wide critical acclaim, including three Academy Award nominations.
Children of Men is a 2006 dystopian action thriller film directed and co-written by Alfonso Cuarón.

Carlos Cuarón

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He has two brothers, Carlos, also a filmmaker, and Alfredo, a conservation biologist.
He is also brother of the Academy Award-winner Alfonso Cuarón.

Emmanuel Lubezki

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There, he met the director Carlos Marcovich and cinematographer Emmanuel Lubezki, and they made what would be his first short film, Vengeance Is Mine.
Lubezki has worked with many acclaimed directors, including Mike Nichols, Tim Burton, Michael Mann, Joel and Ethan Coen, and frequent collaborators Terrence Malick, Alfonso Cuarón, and Alejandro González Iñárritu.

Sólo con Tu Pareja

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Sólo con Tu Pareja is a sex comedy about a womanizing businessman (played by Daniel Giménez Cacho) who, after having sex with an attractive nurse, is fooled into believing he's contracted AIDS.
Sólo con Tu Pareja is a 1991 Mexican film by Alfonso Cuarón.

Centro Universitario de Estudios Cinematográficos

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Cuarón studied philosophy at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) and filmmaking at CUEC (Centro Universitario de Estudios Cinematográficos), a school within the same university.

Daniel Giménez Cacho

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Sólo con Tu Pareja is a sex comedy about a womanizing businessman (played by Daniel Giménez Cacho) who, after having sex with an attractive nurse, is fooled into believing he's contracted AIDS.
He is known for working with the Hispanic filmmakers, including Guillermo Del Toro, Alfonso Cuarón, Jorge Fons and Pedro Almodóvar.

Great Expectations (1998 film)

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Cuarón's next feature was also a literary adaptation, a modernized version of Charles Dickens's Great Expectations starring Ethan Hawke, Gwyneth Paltrow and Robert De Niro.
Great Expectations is a 1998 contemporary film adaptation of Charles Dickens’s 1861 novel of the same name, co-written and directed by Alfonso Cuarón and starring Ethan Hawke, Gwyneth Paltrow, Hank Azaria, Robert De Niro, Anne Bancroft and Chris Cooper.

Fallen Angels (American TV series)

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After this success, director Sydney Pollack hired Cuarón to direct an episode of Fallen Angels, a series of neo-noir stories produced for the Showtime premium cable network in 1993; other directors who worked on the series included Steven Soderbergh, Jonathan Kaplan, Peter Bogdanovich and Tom Hanks.

Maribel Verdú

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Cuarón's next project found him returning to Mexico with a Spanish-speaking cast to film Y Tu Mamá También, starring Gael García Bernal, Diego Luna and Maribel Verdú.
She played Luisa in Alfonso Cuarón's 2001 film Y tu mamá también and Mercedes in Guillermo del Toro's 2006 film Pan's Labyrinth.

National Autonomous University of Mexico

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Cuarón studied philosophy at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) and filmmaking at CUEC (Centro Universitario de Estudios Cinematográficos), a school within the same university.

Harry Potter (film series)

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In 2004, Cuarón directed the third film in the successful Harry Potter series, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.
Four directors worked on the series: Chris Columbus, Alfonso Cuarón, Mike Newell, and David Yates.

Gael García Bernal

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Cuarón's next project found him returning to Mexico with a Spanish-speaking cast to film Y Tu Mamá También, starring Gael García Bernal, Diego Luna and Maribel Verdú.
From there, Garcia Bernal went on to star in several films, including director Alfonso Cuarón's Y tu mamá también (2001) and the Mexican box-office record-breaker El crimen del Padre Amaro (2002).

Michael Caine

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Cuarón's feature Children of Men, an adaptation of the P. D. James novel starring Clive Owen, Julianne Moore and Michael Caine, received wide critical acclaim, including three Academy Award nominations.
He also appeared in Alfonso Cuarón's Children of Men and Matthew Vaughn's action comedy film Kingsman: The Secret Service.

Ethan Hawke

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Cuarón's next feature was also a literary adaptation, a modernized version of Charles Dickens's Great Expectations starring Ethan Hawke, Gwyneth Paltrow and Robert De Niro.
In 1998, Hawke appeared alongside Gwyneth Paltrow and Robert De Niro in Great Expectations, a contemporary film adaptation of the Charles Dickens novel of the same name, directed by Alfonso Cuarón.

A Little Princess (1995 film)

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Cuarón's other notable films include the family drama A Little Princess (1995), the erotic drama Y Tu Mamá También (2001), the fantasy film Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004), and the dystopian thriller Children of Men (2006).
A Little Princess is a 1995 American family drama film directed by Alfonso Cuarón and starring Eleanor Bron, Liam Cunningham (in a dual role), and introducing Liesel Matthews as Sara Crewe with supporting roles by Vanessa Lee Chester, Rusty Schwimmer, Arthur Malet, and Errol Sitahal.

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He was joined by producer David Heyman, with whom Cuarón worked on Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.
In 2013, as the producer of Gravity, he was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Picture and won a BAFTA Award for Best British Film, his second collaboration with director Alfonso Cuarón after Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.

Esperanto Filmoj

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He created the production and distribution company Esperanto Filmoj (Esperanto Films, named because of his support for the international language Esperanto ), which has credits in the films Duck Season, Pan's Labyrinth, and Gravity.
It is owned by film director Alfonso Cuarón.

70th Venice International Film Festival

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Starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney, the film was released in the fall of 2013 and opened the 70th Venice International Film Festival in August.
Gravity, directed by Alfonso Cuarón, was the opening film of the festival.