Mexican director, Alejandro González Iñarritu wins the Oscar for Best Director for his film. ‘The Revenant’ starring Leonardo DiCaprio. He has made history by taking home back-to-back Best Director trophies! Read more HERE (LATimes).
Written by: Jeffrey Fleishman LA Times
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 director award at Cannes (2006), the second one being Carlos Reygadas in 2012. His six feature films, ‘Amores Perros’ (2000), ’21 Grams’ (2003), ‘Babel’ (2006), ‘Biutiful’ (2010), ‘Birdman’ (2014) and ‘The Revenant’ (2015), have gained critical acclaim world-wide including two Academy Award nominations. Read more about him HERE.
Check out DiCaprio and Iñarritu in the press room: