Jonás Cuarón

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Jonás Cuarón
Born 1981 (age 40–41)
Nationality Mexican
Occupation Film director, screenwriter, producer, editor, cinematographer
Years active 2007-present
Spouse(s) Eireann Harper (m. 2007)

Jonás Cuarón is a Mexican film director, screenwriter, producer, editor and cinematographer.[1] He is the son of the Academy Award-winner Alfonso Cuarón.[2] He studied film at Vassar College.

His first feature film, Año uña which he directed, wrote and produced, was released in 2007. He also co-wrote the highly acclaimed 2013 film Gravity. The film was co-written and directed by his father.[1]

His uncle Carlos Cuarón is also a writer and director. His first film credit are cameo as a child in Sólo Con Tu Pareja directed by his father, in 1991.


Year Title Functioned as
Director Writer Producer Editor Cinematographer Actor Executive producer Art director Staff assistant Notes
1991 Sólo Con Tu Pareja No No No No No Yes No No No
1995 A Little Princess No No No No No Yes No No Yes
2007 Año uña Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No Yes No
The Shock Doctrine (documentary short) Yes No No Yes Yes No Yes No No
2013 Domingo (short film) No No No No No No Yes No No
Gravity No Yes No No No No No No No Nominated - BAFTA Award for Best Original Screenplay
Nominated – Saturn Award for Best Writting
2014 Aningaaq (short) Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No No No Spin-off of Gravity, included as a bonus in Gravity DVD[3]
2016 Desierto Yes Yes Yes No No No No No No


At the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival, Cuarón's film Desierto won the Prize of the International Federation of Film Critics (FIPRESCI) for Special Presentations.[4]


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  4. "Toronto International Film Festival Announces 2015 Award Winners" (PDF) (Press release). TIFF. 20 September 2015. Retrieved 21 September 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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