Gravity wins most Oscars

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 3 March 2014
Alfonso Cuarón at the Oscars

Alfonso Cuarón at the Oscars

'Gravity' scooped the most Oscars at tonight's Academy Awards (02.03.14), taking home seven trophies

'Gravity' scooped the most Oscars at tonight's Academy Awards (02.03.14).

The sci-fi film won seven trophies, for Best Cinematography, Best Editing, Best Score, Best Visual Effects, Best Sound Mixing, Best Sound Editing and rounded its haul off with Mexican filmmaker Alfonso Cuarón named Best Director.

Accepting his award, he said: "Making a film can be a transformative experience. I want to thank 'Gravity' because for many of us involved in this film, it was definitely a transformative experience ...What really sucks is that for a lot of these people that transformation was in their wisdom, for me it was [also] the colour of my hair."

The director also thanked the film's stars and stressed how many of the people who had been involved behind the scenes are the ones responsible for its huge success.

He added: "I want to share this with all the wise people who made this happen. My amazing son and co-writer, Jonás Cuarón, Sandra Bullock, Sandy, you are 'Gravity', you are the soul and heard of the film, the most gifted collaborator, and one of the most amazing people I've ever met ... George Clooney for your absolutely trust ... the wise people at Warner Brothers."

Alfonso also praise a number of his collaborators in a short speech in his native Spanish.


  • 4 stars
  • 2013
  • US/UK
  • 1h 30min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Alfonso Cuarón
  • Cast: Sandra Bullock, George Clooney, Eric Michels
  • UK release: 8 November 2013

A medical engineer and an astronaut work together to survive after an accident leaves them adrift in space.

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