Alejandro González Iñárritu

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Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

Mexican film director add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1963.

Countries: United States (33%), (15%), Mexico (9%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Cannes Film Festival, Guillermo Arriaga, Academy Awards

Linked to: BMW, YouTube, Fast Company, American Film Institute




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Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu was born in 1963 add something


From 1987 to 1989, he composed music for six Mexican feature films add something


In 1988 he became the director of this rock and eclectic music station add something


In 1995, Alejandro wrote and directed his first T.V pilot called "Detras del dinero", starring Miguel Boise add something


In 1999 Alejandro directed his first feature film "Amores perros", written by Guillermo Arriaga add something


A highly acclaimed film from 2000 set in Mexico City add something


In 2000, "Amores perros" premiered at the Cannes Film Festival and won the Critics Weeks Grand Prize add something


Amores perros - "'Amores perros"' is a 2000 Mexican drama thriller film directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu and written by Guillermo Arriaga


From 2001 to 2011 Alejandro has directed several short films add something


In 2001/2002 Alejandro directed "Powder Keg", an episode for the BMW film series "The Hire", starring Clive Owen as the driver add something


The 2003 film was nominated for two acting Academy awards add something


Naomi Watts - Her performance opposite Sean Penn and Benicio del Toro in director Alejandro González Iñárritu's 2003 drama "21 Grams" earned Watts an Academy *award nomination as Best Actress later that year


Naomi Watts - In 2004, she received nominations for the Academy *award for Best Actress as well as for the Screen Actors Guild *award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role for her portrayal of Cristina Peck in Alejandro González Iñárritu's 2003 drama "21 Grams", alongside Sean Penn


In 2005 Alejandro embarked on his third film, "Babel", set around 3 continents, 4 countries, and in 4 different languages add something


He is the first Mexican born director to have won the Prix de la mise en scene or best director award at Cannes , the second one being Carlos Reygadas in 2012 add something


It was presented at Cannes 2006, where Alejandro earned the Best Director Prize add something


Babel was released in November 2006 and received seven nominations at the 79th Annual Academy awards, including Best Picture and Best Director add something


Douglas Crise - Eventually, Crise and Mirrione collaborated as co-editors on Alejandro González Iñárritu's 2006 film, "Babel"


Clifton Collins, Jr. - He has a small role in 2006's "Babel", directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu


Rinko Kikuchi - In 2006, she was chosen by Japanese film producer Yoko Narahashi for the Alejandro González Iñárritu film "Babel", where she played Chieko Wataya, a deaf-mute teenage girl, for which she received international attention including a nomination for the Academy *award for Best Supporting Actress


Babel (film) - "'Babel"' is a 2006 international drama film directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu and written by Guillermo Arriaga, starring an ensemble cast


In 2007, Alejandro made "ANNA" which screened at the 2007 Cannes Film Festival inside Chacun son cinéma add something


Babel went on to win Best Motion Picture in the drama category at the Golden Globe awards on January 15, 2007 add something


In 2008/2009 Alejandro directed and produced "Biutiful", starring Javier Bardem, written by Alejandro, Armando Bo, and Nicolas Giacobone add something


In 2010, González Iñárritu directed "Write the Future", a football-themed commercial for Nike ahead of the 2010 FIFA World Cup, which went on to win Grand Prix at the Cannes Lions advertising festival add something


The film premiered at the Cannes Film Festial on May 17, 2010 add something


Javier Bardem - In 2010, he was *awarded Best Actor at the Cannes Film Festival for his performance in "Biutiful" directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu, who specifically wrote the film with Bardem in mind


It was nominated for the 2011 Golden Globes in the category of Best Foreign Film, for the 2011 BAFTA awards in the category of Best Film Not in the English Language and Best Actor add something


The Revenant (2015 film) - Jean-François Richet was considered to replace him but Alejandro González Iñárritu signed on to direct in August 2011


In 2012 , Alejandro made the experimental short film "Naran Ja: One Act Orange Dance" - inspired by L.A Dance Project's premiere performance add something


"Birdman" is scheduled to be released in 2014 add something


In April 2014, it was announced that Iñárritu's next film as a director will be "The Revenant", which he co-wrote with Mark L. Smith based on the novel of same name by Michael Punke add something


The film stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy and Will Poulter with shooting began in September 2014, for a December 25, 2015 release add something


Birdman (film) - "'Birdman or "' is a 2014 American black comedy film co-written, produced, and directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu


Leonardo DiCaprio - In April 2014, DiCaprio was cast in "The Revenant", directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu


He won three Academy Awards in 2015 for Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, and Best Picture for "Birdman" add something


In June 2015, González Iñárritu received the Sundance Institute's Vanguard Leadership award for the "originality and independent spirit" of his films add something


His sixth film, "The Revenant", will be released on December 25, 2015 add something


Coen Brothers - Only six other directors have won three Oscars for the same film, a distinction the duo shares with Billy Wilder, James L. Brooks, Francis Ford Coppola, James Cameron, Peter Jackson and later Alejandro González Iñárritu in 2015


Ushuaia - Several scenes in the 2015 film The Revenant, directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu, were shot in Ushuaia from July through November, 2014


Alejandro G. Iñárritu won the 2016 Golden Globe Award for Best Director for the motion picture drama "The Revenant add something


In 2016, he won the award for Best Director at the Golden Globe awards for his film The Revenant add something


In January 2016, he was nominated for Best Director, and "The Revenant" was nominated for the Best Picture award, at the 2016 Oscars add something


Iñárritu's innovative virtual reality project Carne y Arena was first presented at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival and later featured at the Prada Foundation in Milan add something


As of 2018, each of Iñárritu's feature films, with the exception of "Amores perros", showcases at least one Academy Award nominated performance add something


In 2019, Alejandro González Iñárritu was named the President of the jury of the 72nd Cannes Film Festival add something