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'Biutiful' headed to Toronto film fest

'Biutiful' headed to Toronto film fest

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- Roadside Attractions and Liddell Entertainment say they have acquired the North American rights to Mexican filmmaker Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu's "Biutiful."

Scorsese wins top DGA award

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 4 (UPI) -- Martin Scorsese was named best feature film director for "The Departed" at the annual Directors Guild of America awards in Los Angeles.

Scorcese leads Directors Guild nominations

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- Several new faces were among the nominees for the annual DGA Awards announced in Los Angeles this week by the Directors Guild of America.

Cate Blanchett to make transition to stage

LONDON, Dec. 3 (UPI) -- Despite having five new films coming out next year, Australian actress Cate Blanchett is planning to alter her focus with a three-year stage work hiatus.

Toronto film fest abuzz about 'Babel'

TORONTO, Sept. 10 (UPI) -- "Babel" and its star Brad Pitt have been causing a buzz at the Toronto International Film Festival.

New Paramount chief sets first big project

LOS ANGELES, March 3 (UPI) -- Paramount Pictures' first major project under new studio head Brad Grey will be "Babel," starring Brad Pitt and Cate Blanchett.

Real accident inspired '21 Grams'

NEW YORK, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- The man who wrote acclaimed films "21 Grams" and "Amores Perros" said they influenced by his own experience in a real-life car crash.

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BAFTA "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring" was the big winner at Sunday?s British Academy Film Awards in London -- picking up five awards, ...
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BAFTA winners

LONDON, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- Here is a list of winners at the British Academy Film Awards, presented in London Sunday by the British Academy of Film & Television Arts.

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SAG AWARDS NOMINATIONS The honors keep on coming for Russell Crowe and Sissy Spacek. The two are among the nominees for the eighth annual SAG Awards, announced Tuesday in Los Angeles by the Screen Actors Guild.
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Nominees for Independent Spirit Awards

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- Here is a list of the nominees for the 17th Annual Independent Spirit Awards, which will be presented in March by the west coast branch of the Independent Featu
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Alejandro González Iñárritu (Spanish pronunciation: ), born August 15, 1963, to Hector González Gama and Luz María Iñárritu in Mexico City, is an Academy Award, Palme d'Or, Golden Lion, European Film Award, DGA Award, PGA Award, three-time César Award, Silver Ribbon, -nominated and Prix de la mise en scène, BAFTA, three-time Ariel Award, Golden Globe, David di Donatello, and ALFS Award winning Mexican film director.

Alejandro González Iñarritu is the first Mexican director to be nominated for an Academy Award for Best Director.

He started his career as a DJ in 1984 at the top-rated Mexican radio station WFM. In 1988 he began composing music for six Mexican feature films, including Garra de tigre (1989). He studied filmmaking in Maine and Los Angeles, under Polish film director Ludwik Margules and studied directing under Judith Weston in Los Angeles.

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