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My resume: Alfonso Cuaron

The acclaimed Mexican director reflects on his filmography

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CHILDREN OF MEN (2006)
”The most complicated part was portraying that universe. We wanted it to be a mirror — even if it’s distorted — of contemporary reality, not about the future.”

HARRY POTTER…AZKABAN (2004)
”You have a responsibility with millions of readers [but] my biggest responsibility was with J.K. Rowling. Once I heard J.K. loved the movie, I felt very tranquil.”

Y TU MAMÁ TAMBIÉN (2001)
”I wanted to return to my roots, but not only the Mexican roots. I wanted to do a film that I would’ve loved doing before knowing how to make movies.”

A LITTLE PRINCESS (1995)
”One of those scripts where you’re on page 30 and the whole thing vibrates in your hand. I just knew I had to do it even before I finished the script. It was very magical.”