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Alonso Alvarez Barreda was born in Mexico City and raised in the Mexican town of Tampico Tamaulipas, after being rejected from several film schools; He enrolled at the Universidad Autónoma de Tamaulipas to study International Commerce, but after two years dropped out to pursue his dream of filmmaking. Through his mother, he met director Alejandro ... See full bio »
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Crescendo I
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The Walk
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El descubrimiento


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 2018 The Wallet (writer) (announced)
 2016/III The Bench (Short)
 2015/I The Walk (Short) (story) / (written by)
 2014/II Catch (Short) (written by)
 2011 Crescendo I (Short) (story) / (writer)
 2009 El descubrimiento (Short) (writer)
 2007 Historia de un letrero (Short) (screenplay)
 2005 El algodonero (Short)
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5' 6½" (1.69 m)

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He created Wama Films as a promise to a friend who almost died in a car accident. See more »


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