'Gravity' Director Alfonso Cuaron's Potential Oscar Win Is Met With Ambivalence In His Native Mexico

March 4, 2014 12:13 AM

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'Gravity' Director Alfonso Cuaron's Potential Oscar Win Is Met With Ambivalence In His Native Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Oscars could be Mexico's big night, with three Mexicans nominated for directing, cinematography and acting.

Despite feeble cries of "Viva Mexico!" by some politicians and celebrities for the best-director nomination of Alfonso Cuaron, many here see "Gravity" as a non-Mexican movie made by a man swallowed by Hollywood long ago — not as a product of Mexico's own proud but struggling film industry.

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