New Alejandro González Iñárritu Movie, Limbo, Now Filming in Mexico City


The movie will pair him cinematographer Darius Khondji.

Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu on the set of Birdman

It’s a little bit stunning that Alejandro González Iñárritu racked up two Oscars for Best Director in the earlier decade (in back-to-back years no much less for Birdman then The Revenant) however has since gone considerably quiet. Now he has re-emereged together with his newest mission, Limbo. Indiewire studies that cameras are actually rolling on the movie in Mexico City. Iñárritu additionally wrote the movie, which explores “the political and social modernity of Mexico.” The movie marks the primary time Iñárritu has shot totally in Mexico City since his 2000 breakthrough debut Amores Perros. It can even be his first foreign-language characteristic since 2010’s Biutiful.

What’s additionally curious is that it’s clear this mission shall be bought on Iñárritu’s title and popularity (being the one director to ever win back-to-back Oscars helps with that) because the movie’s lead by Daniel Giménez Cacho, who beforehand starred in Pedro Almodóvar’s Bad Education and Lucrecia Martel’s Zama. That’s no disrespect to Cacho, however it’s not like The Revenant resting on Leonardo DiCaprio gunning for an Oscar.

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But the movie does have an thrilling pairing with Darius Khondji stepping in as cinematographer. Previously, Iñárritu labored with Emmanuel Lubezki (who additionally earned back-to-back Oscars for Birdman and The Revenant), however Khondji is a brand new pairing. Khondji has an thrilling filmography that ranges from thrillers like Seven to darkish comedies like Uncut Gems to historic dramas like The Lost City of Z.

It shall be attention-grabbing to see what Iñárritu does together with his newest characteristic and if he’ll nonetheless be an Academy darling together with his new mission. With cameras now rolling, it’s doable that we may see Limbo as early as this awards season.

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