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

Brillante MENDOZA

Brillante MENDOZA

Director
WANG Bing

WANG Bing

Director
Julien DUVIVIER

Julien DUVIVIER

Director
Naomi KAWASE

Naomi KAWASE

Paul VECCHIALI

Paul VECCHIALI

Script Writer
René CLÉMENT

René CLÉMENT

Director
Sergio LEONE

Sergio LEONE

Director
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