Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu
Publication Year: 2010
Published by: University of Illinois Press
Series: Contemporary Film Directors
Preface and Acknowledgments
Considered by many critics as a trilogy, Alejandro González Iñárritu’s first three feature films have burst onto the scene of early-twenty-first-century cinema. Released at the dawn of the new century, Amores perros (2000) inaugurated one more renaissance of Mexican cinema and effortlessly inscribed itself within the parameters of global art cinema. ...
Of Times and Places: The FIlms of Alejandro González Iñárritu
In 21 Grams, sometime after the deaths of her husband and two daughters, Cristina (Naomi Watts) walks to the corner where they were run over by a truck and sits briefly on the curb, overwhelmed by grief (fig. 1). The film underscores the importance of the moment visually and acoustically: ...
Interview with Alejandro González Iñárritu
The following interview with Alejandro González Iñárritu took place in Barcelona on June 22, 2009, during a particularly busy period of postproduction for his film Biutiful and once we had finished writing our analysis of his work. In the course of the two-hour interview, the Mexican filmmaker answered our questions with generosity, ...