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Awards Spotlight: Alfonso Cuarón, the Fearless Leader

Photo of Nigel M Smith By Nigel M Smith | Indiewire January 29, 2014 at 10:38AM

Like Sandra Bullock’s character in “Gravity,” writer-director Alfonso Cuaron is resilient, never one to back down to a challenge that others may deem impossible.
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Alfonso Cuaron
Alfonso Cuaron

Like Sandra Bullock’s character in "Gravity," writer-director Alfonso Cuarón is resilient, never one to back down to a challenge that others may deem impossible.

Following his beloved apocalyptic thriller "Children of Men," Cuarón decided that for his next project, he wanted to go to space. The problem was, to get him there new technology would have to be invented. Instead of throwing in the towel, Cuarón and his team worked tirelessly for four and a half years to make Cuaron’s dreams a reality.

To read our full Awards Season Spotlight of Cuarón, head over HERE. There you'll also find multiple video interviews with the filmmaker and some original photography.

Cuarón is among the 16 actors and directors we featured over the last eight weeks with original photography by Daniel Bergeron and video shot by our partners at Movies On Demand.

This article is related to: Interviews, Indiewire Awards Spotlight, Gravity, Alfonso Cuarón, Academy Awards, Awards Season Roundup






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