Invitation to Alfonso Cuarón

The Mexican director returns to the Lumière festival with the French premiere of his highly-anticipated film, Roma, winner of the Golden Lion in Venice. The autobiographical feature film takes place in 1970s Mexico City, marking a return to his homeland after the worldwide success of Gravity.

Sólo con tu pareja by Alfonso Cuarón (1991, 1h34, ST Fr/Angl)
Tomàs, a true womanizer, is tricked by a betrayed mistress, who makes him believe he has AIDS. Desperate, he meets Clarisa... A daring comedy that upends the clichés of national Mexican culture.
Institut Lumière Mon.15 9:30pm

Y tu mamá también by Alfonso Cuarón (2001, 1h46) 
Julio (Gael García Bernal) and Tenoch (Diego Luna), 17, meet Luisa. They propose to take her to the beach of La Boca del cielo... Alfonso Cuarón films the passage to adulthood in this road movie across Mexico, full of energy.
Comoedia Sun.14 5pm | Pathé Bellecour Mon.15 2:30pm

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by Alfonso Cuarón (2004, 2h22) 
Sirius Black, a dangerous wizard, has escaped from Azkaban prison. His goal: find Harry Potter... For this third installment, Alfonso Cuarón adds depth to the psychology of the protagonists of the famous saga, who leave childhood for adolescence.
Comoedia Thu.18 11am Version orig. Fr ST | Pathé Bellecour Sun.21 11am Dubbed in French

Children of Men
by Alfonso Cuarón (2006, 1h50) 
2027. In a polluted and sterile world, Théo is in charge of looking after a young woman who is eight months pregnant... A parable on immigration and ecology with significant realism. Starring Clive Owen, Julianne Moore and Michael Caine.
Institut Lumière Sat.13 8:30pm | Comoedia Mon.15 10:45am | UGC Cité Internationale Sat.20 8:30pm

Gravity 3D by Alfonso Cuarón (2013, 1h31) 
After an accident, two astronauts (Sandra Bullock and George Clooney) drift off into space... Gravity is a breathtaking sensory experience, to experience in 3D. The film earned Alfonso Cuarón the Oscar for Best Director.
UGC Confluence Sun.14 7pm | Pathé Bellecour Mon.15 9:45pm

Roma by Alfonso Cuarón (2018, 2h15) 
Mexico City of the 1970s. Cleo and Adela work for Sofìa, who is raising her children alone. One day, the children escape their supervision… Alfonso Cuarón makes a very personal film, inspired by the women of his childhood
Comoedia Mon.15 3pm | Institut Lumière Mon.15 6:30pm | Pathé Bellecour Fri.19 9pm

Alfonso Cuarón presents
Jonah Who Will be 25 in the Year by Alain Tanner (Jonas qui aura 25 ans en l’an 2000, 1976, 1h55, Eng ST)
The crossed fates of four couples who dream of a better world. Hope hangs on a new unborn child, Jonas... A mix of seriousness and humor, eight portraits, eight views of the utopias of May 1968.
Villa Lumière Mon.15 8:30pm | Lumière Bellecour Wed.17 2:15pm

The Three Amigos – Alfonso Cuarón by Christophe d’Yvoire, Jean-Pierre Lavoignat and Cyril Bron (2018, 56min) 
A portrait of this director of the new golden age of Mexican cinema, between Hollywood super productions and independent films.
Pathé Bellecour Mon.15 5:30pm

Meet Alfonso Cuarón
Comédie Odéon Tue.16 11am
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