Actor, Filmmaker, Producer , Actor, Director MEXICO

Gael GARCÍA BERNAL

Gael GARCÍA BERNAL

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Biography

Gael García Bernal was born in Mexico, he made his debut in Iñárritu’s "Amores Perros", gained more attention for Alfonso Cuarón’s "Y Tu Mamá También", starred in the title role of Academy Award nominated Carrera’s "El Crimen del padre Amaro" and in Salles’ "The Motorcycle Diaries". Some other roles include: Almodóvar’s "La mala educación", Gondry’s "The Science of Sleep", Iñárritu’s "Babel", Meirelles’ "Blindness", Jarmusch’s "The Limits of Control". He founded Canana productions with Diego Luna and Pablo Cruz in 2005. They also run the Ambulante documentary film festival. After directing short films, among them a tetralogy in collaboration with Amnesty International, he directed his first feature "Déficit" in 2007. He recently starred in Jon Stewart’s biopic "Rosewater", Pablo Fendrik's "El ardor" and finished filming "Desierto" directed by Jonas Cuarón.

Films presented at Cannes

Jury members
Member - Feature films - 2014
President - Caméra d'Or - 2010
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Directors

Alfred HITCHCOCK

Alfred HITCHCOCK

Director
Brillante MENDOZA

Brillante MENDOZA

Director
Barbet SCHROEDER

Barbet SCHROEDER

Director
György Mór KARPATI

György Mór KARPATI

Script Writer
Jean-Luc GODARD

Jean-Luc GODARD

Director
Jafar PANAHI

Jafar PANAHI

Script Writer
Ken LOACH

Ken LOACH

Director
Lars Von Trier

Lars Von Trier

Script Writer
Philippe DE BROCA

Philippe DE BROCA

Script Writer, Director
Robert ENRICO

Robert ENRICO

Director
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