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Emmanuel Lubezki


Emmanuel Lubezki was born in 1964 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico as Emmanuel Lubezki Morgenstern. He is a cinematographer and producer, known for Gravity (2013), Birdman: Or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014) and Children of Men (2006). See full bio »
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Won 2 Oscars. Another 117 wins & 31 nominations. See more awards »

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Filmography

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 2014 Birdman: Or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (director of photography)
 2013 Gravity (director of photography)
 2012 To the Wonder (director of photography)
 2011 The Tree of Life (director of photography)
 2010 Write the Future (TV Short)
 2008 Burn After Reading (director of photography)
 2007 To Each His Own Cinema (segment "Anna")
 2005 The New World
 2004 Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (director of photography)
 2001 Ali
 1999 Sleepy Hollow
 1998 Great Expectations (director of photography)
 1996 The Birdcage
 1995 A Walk in the Clouds (director of photography)
 1994 Ámbar
 1994 Reality Bites
 1993 Fallen Angels (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- The Quiet Room (1993)
 1993 Miroslava
 1993 Twenty Bucks
 1992 The Harvest
 1991 Bandits
 1990 El motel de la muerte (TV Movie)
 1989-1990 Hora Marcada (TV Series) (8 episodes)
- No retornable (1990)
- De Ogros (1990)
- El taxi (1990)
- Ángel Pérez (1990)
- Zangamanga (1990)
 1990 La muchacha (Short)
 1988 Los buzos diamantistas (Short)
 1983 Vengeance Is Mine (Short)
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Wrote article in New York Magazine entitled "Film School in Six Pages" about how he shot four of his most celebrated movies. See more »

Alternate Names:

Emmanuel Lubezki aka 'Chivo' | Emmanuel 'Chivo' Lubezki
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[on managing Sandra Bullock's physical performance in Gravity (2013)] We literally had puppeteers controlling her. I couldn't stand being in the rig for more than thirty seconds, and she would be up there for hours. Sandra is an athlete, an acrobat, a ballerina and a total Buddhist. See more »


Nickname:

Chivo

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