Tag: Carlos Cuaron

  • No Success Like Failure for Bernal and Luna in Rudo y Cursi

    Not quite The Further Adventures of Cain & Abel, the second coming of Beavis & Butt-Head, King Kong vs. Godzilla Redux, or Peyton Meets Eli, but energetic fun nonetheless, Rudo y Cursi is a multiple brother act: It’s written and directed by Carlos Cuarón and produced by elder sibling Alfonso, director of Y Tu Mamá […]


    The 2001 coming-of-age indie hit Y Tu Mamá También singlehandedly put Mexican cinema on the Hollywood circuit. Thanks to the on-screen chemistry (sexual and otherwise) of childhood friends and leading actors, Gael García Bernal and Diego Luna—and the talents of director Alfonso Cuarón and his brother, screenwriter Carlos Cuarón—the demand for these actors and filmmakers […]

  • Alfonso Cuarón’s Mexican Pie

    A couple of years ago, director Alfonso Cuarón and his brother, the writer Carlos Cuarón, sat in Alfonso’s Greenwich Village backyard kicking around ideas for a screenplay (while Frank Zappa’s “Watermelon in Easter Hay” played in an endless loop). “We were trying to make a film about the search for identity,” says Alfonso. “We wanted […]