Jonás Cuaron

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Jonás Cuaron and Gael Garcia Bernal on Desierto

“Movies were the only topic of conversation at the dinner table”, Jonás Cuaron recalled to the HFPA about growing up in a family with his dad Alfonso, Golden Globe winning director of Gravity (2013) and his uncle Carlos producer of films like Y Tu Mamá Tambien and Rudo y Cursi. His own feature film debut, Desierto, is a taut chase thriller set in the Southwest desert where a deranged rancher (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) hunts down a hapless group of undocumented migrants, led by Gael García Bernal, attempting to cross into the U.