Alfonso Cuaron took home his second Oscar when he won the title of best director prize at the Academy Awards.
He competes Adam McKay for ‘Vice,’ Yorgos Lanthimos for ‘The Favourite’ Paweł Pawlikowski for ‘Cold War and Spike Lee for ‘BlacKkKlansman’ in the category., reported The Hollywood Reporter.
This is the second-ever directing Oscar for Cuaron, who earlier won for 2014’s ‘Gravity.’
Taking the stage, the director stated, “Gracias. Gracias. Gracias!
Cuaron thanked his producers, his actresses, executives at Netflix and others. He went on to say, “I want to thank the Academy for recognizing a film centered around an indigenous woman, one of the 70 million domestic workers around the world … historically relegated at the background of the cinema.”
He too praised and thanked his family and Mexico in Spanish.
As per to the Academy Awards, it is the 4th Oscar for Cuarón and his second win tonight.