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Alfonso Cuarón


Alfonso Cuarón Orozco was born on November 28th in Mexico City, Mexico. He has always wanted to be a director, and also an astronaut. He didn't want to enter to the army so he forgot that possibility. He wanted to make films when he was little, but unfortunately he didn't have a camera. On his twelfth birthday he finally received a camera, and ... See full bio »
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Won 2 Oscars. Another 68 wins & 47 nominations. See more awards »

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Filmography

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  A Boy and His Shoe (screenplay) (announced)
  Believe (TV Series) (6 episodes, 2014) (written by - 1 episode, 2014)
- Bang and Blame (2014) ... (creator)
- Sinking (2014) ... (creator)
- White Noise (2014) ... (creator)
- Defection (2014) ... (creator)
- Origin (2014) ... (creator)
 2013 Gravity (written by)
 2007 The Shock Doctrine (Documentary short) (written by)
 2007 The Possibility of Hope (Video documentary short) (concept)
 2006 Children of Men (screenplay)
 2006 Paris, je t'aime (segment "Parc Monceau", as Alfonso Cuaron)
 1997 Sistole Diastole (Short) (screenplay)
 1991 Love in the Time of Hysteria (screenplay)
  Hora Marcada (TV Series) (screenplay - 4 episodes, 1989 - 1990) (writer - 2 episodes, 1990)
- No retornable (1990) ... (screenplay)
- De Ogros (1990) ... (screenplay)
- Ángel Pérez (1990) ... (writer)
- Zangamanga (1990) ... (writer)
- No estoy jugando (1989) ... (screenplay)
 1983 Quartet for the End of Time (Short) (screenplay)
 1983 Who's He Anyway (Short) (screenplay)
 1983 Vengeance Is Mine (Short) (screenplay)
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Other Works:

Directed two commercials for PBS (Public Broadcasting Service), "Fish" and "Naked", for the series "Be More".

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 11 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Alternate Names:

Alfonso Cuaron | Poncho Cuarón | Alfonso Cuarón Orozco

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

Most of cinema nowadays is about shooting a lot and then figuring it out in the cutting room, rather than seeing your film it the head and see what's in your head and not shoot what you have already envisioned in your head. See more »

Trivia:

He has never read the novel 'The Children of Men' by P.D. James in which is film Children of Men (2006) is based on. See more »

Trademark:

Often uses restlessly moving camera work See more »

Nickname:

Alfie

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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