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'The Revenant's' Mexican director and cinematographer make history with consecutive Oscar wins

'The Revenant's' Mexican director and cinematographer make history with consecutive Oscar wins

The historic Oscars won by director Alejandro G. Iñárritu and cinematographer Emmanuel Lubezki for "The Revenant" were a testament to the power and virtuosity of Mexican filmmakers and the allure they have for a Hollywood increasingly looking for evocative international voices.

On a night of speeches about Hollywood's lack of diversity, Iñárritu and Lubezki were etched into the record books. Iñárritu became the first Mexican director — and just the third director in history — to win back-to-back Oscars. His countryman Lubezki was the first cinematographer to win three consecutive Oscars, a remarkable run epitomized by...

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