Cuaron’s 10-year-old self real Netflix Oscar winner

Mexican director returns to childhood for hauntingly intimate portrait

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Alfonso Cuaron, who won three Oscars on Sunday, owes much of his success to his 10-year-old self. Cuaron turned 10 in 1971, a turbulent, formative year in the Mexican filmmaker’s life, as he depicts it in Roma, the widely hailed, semi-autobiographical film that won statuettes for best director, best cinematography and best foreign language film.

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