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Alejandro González Iñárritu


Alejandro González Iñárritu (ih-nyar-ee-too), born August 15th, 1963, is a Mexican film director. González Iñárritu is the first Mexican director to be nominated for the Academy Award for Best Director and by the Directors Guild of America for Best Director. He is also the first Mexican-born director to have won the Prix de la mise en scene or best... See full bio »

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Won 3 Oscars. Another 101 wins & 135 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015-2017 The One Percent (TV Series) (executive producer - 10 episodes)
- Episode #1.1 (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.10 (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.9 (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.8 (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.7 (2015) ... (executive producer)
 2015 The Revenant (producer - as Alejandro G. Iñárritu)
 2014 The Land of Silence (executive producer - as Alejandro G. Iñárritu)
 2014 Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (producer - as Alejandro G. Iñárritu)
 2012 The Last Elvis (associate producer)
 2010 Biutiful (producer)
 2009 Mother and Child (executive producer)
 2008 Rudo y Cursi (producer)
 2006/I Babel (producer)
 2005 Toro negro (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2005 Nine Lives (executive producer)
 2003 21 Grams (producer)
 2002 September 11 (producer - segment "Mexico")
 2000 Amores Perros (producer)
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Other Works:

Directed short film "Powder Keg" for bmwfilms.com - Internet and DVD for BMW (2001) See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 5 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Alternate Names:

Alejandro Gonzalez Iñarritu | Alejandro G. Iñárritu | Alejándro Gonzales Iñárritu

Height:

6' 0½" (1.84 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on The Revenant (2015)'s 9 month shoot in the Canadian wilderness] It was planned this way, to be little-by-little jewel moments; that's the way I designed the production. That was both to create intensity in this moments, as well as the climate conditions. We are shooting in such remote far-away locations that, by the time we arrive and have to return, we have already spent 40% of the day. But ... See more »

Trivia:

All of his full-length feature films received at least one Oscar nomination. See more »

Trademark:

His characters are often unsympathetic and prone to mistakes See more »

Nickname:

El Negro

Star Sign:

Leo

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Is he the best Latino director alive today?? itsERP
Pedantic and pretentious? adriancb
He does not deserve the Oscar Dick_Ruthless
¡Perdedor! / Looser! letherface_16
Inarritu's films have started to get more commercial and mainstream cemussfilmstudies
My life is a hand held tracking shot colin-is-armstrong
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