Alfonso Cuarón quotes

Born
November 28 1961, Mexico City, Mexico.

Occupation
Writer, director.

Alfonso Cuarón is a Mexican director and screenwriter.

The two real leads in ‘Children of Men’ are Clive Owen and the social environment. You know, this same movie without the social environment maybe is just like a generic chase movie.
– Alfonso Cuarón
There are fewer established rules in the way you tell a story for commercials than in features,it’s a great little short story you get to play with.
– Alfonso Cuarón
The only reason you make a movie is not to make or set out to do a good or a bad movie, it’s just to see what you learn for the next one.
– Alfonso Cuarón
I produce the way I would love to be produced: In ways to create the best conditions to make your movie, but also to create a space in which the director calls the shots.
– Alfonso Cuarón
If I would rescue one of my movies, it would be ‘A Little Princess.’
– Alfonso Cuarón
I believe that human beings are born first and given passports later. I’m really thankful for my journey. And it’s a journey I didn’t design.
– Alfonso Cuarón
The amazing thing is that the more money it takes for a movie to get made, the more you feel like everybody wants you to fail.
– Alfonso Cuarón
I knew early on that I was a nerd and that films were my refuge. Those first few minutes before the lights went off, and you’re alone in the theater waiting, were really pleasurable.
– Alfonso Cuarón
I have to confess that I don’t read much of what is written about me.
– Alfonso Cuarón
Cautionary tales were fantastic in the ’70s.
– Alfonso Cuarón
What’s the point of being an Australian guy traveling through India if you are going to go to India to meet other Australians?
– Alfonso Cuarón
I believe that human beings are born first and given passports later. I’m really thankful for my journey. And it’s a journey I didn’t design.
– Alfonso Cuarón
If I would rescue one of my movies, it would be A Little Princess.
– Alfonso Cuarón
I guess I have a short attention span! I’m interested in new worlds, new universes, new challenges.
– Alfonso Cuarón
If you want to keep on being relevant as a director, I think you have to embrace the times. And with the times come technologies and formats.
– Alfonso Cuarón
I have this thing that, once I finish a movie, I never see it again.
– Alfonso Cuarón