With three Oscars in the same year, Alfonso Cuarón in the History of cinema through the film Netflix Roma

The mexican film-maker Alfonso Cuarón, which has just entered the History by becoming the first to win the prize of best director of photography for a film that he himself directed. In addition, he has received three Oscars in the same night, a rarity. Agence / Bestimage Yesterday evening, on the stage of the Dolby Theater, the director Alfonso Cuarón became the first director of photography to be awarded an Oscar for a film he himself directed. Got to Roma, the price was not anticipated that the mexican film-maker has taken the picture in his hand only because he had been unable to employ his usual director of photography Emmanuel “Chivo” Lubezki, taken on another project. Of the rest, this category has almost never pass to the antenna. The Academy expressed the wish to give this prize as well as the other three during the commercials, which had been the subject of an outcry and strong reactions on the part of Guillermo Del Toro, Joss Whedon, Edgar Wright, Zooey Deschanel, or even Alfonso Cuarón himself. Cuaron said at the press coming out of the ceremony : “[Roma] was not what you call a “magnet at the Oscars” so I’m thrilled that it happened. Above all, the public has taken hold of this character [Cleo, the heroine of Roma] is a woman of household of indigenous origin”. He enters a club with very “select” But Cuarón did not stop there last night, winning three Oscars in the same night : Best picture, therefore, Best director and Best foreign language film. He joined de facto the very select club of the personalities have been selected for this honour : Fran Walsh, James Cameron, Alejandro González Iñárritu, the two Coen brothers, Francis Ford Coppola, Marvin Hamlisch, James L. Brooks, Peter Jackson and Billy Wilder. It should be noted that the producer Walt Disney is to this day the record holder with 4 awards in the same year, through three short documentaries and/or educational and documentary The living Desert, all presented at the ceremony of 1953. “Roma” is available on Netflix : Roma trailer VO