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Gael García Bernal
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Date of Birth: Nov 30, 1978

Country: Mexico

Biography: One of cinema's brightest new stars, Bernal got his start in Mexican soap operas before making a successful transition to the big screen. He's chosen roles wisely, and has starred in some of the most memorable films of the past few years.

Total Titles at Criticker: 50 - You've Seen 0

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Titles You Haven't Rated: Actor (44) | Director (5) | Writer (2) | Creator (1)
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It Must Be Heaven (2019)
Filmmaker Elia Suleiman travels to different cities and finds unexpected parallels to his homeland of Palestine. (imdb)
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Chicuarotes (2019)
A group of teenagers in Mexico City set out to enrich their lives. (imdb)
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Acusada (2018)
Dolores lived the life of a higher-class student until her best friend was found brutally murdered. Two years later, she’s the only indicted suspect for a crime that attracts a lot of media attention and has placed her in the center of the public eye. The best lawyer is not enough, they obsessively control around her: how she looks, what she does, eats and who she sees. But as the trial moves forward and pressure grows, suspicion and secrets emerge within the family...
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The Kindergarten Teacher (2018)
A kindergarten teacher in New York becomes obsessed with one of her students who she believes is a child prodigy. (imdb)
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Aquí en la Tierra (2018)
It revolves around the crimes and secrets of one of Mexico's most influential families, of how a humble young man jumps across social barriers to climb up the economic and political ladder, and about the raising of awareness of a young heir struggling to clarify the murder of his father, in a Mexico very much like today's, but far from being the same. (imdb)
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Museo (2018)
In 1985, a group of criminals mock the security of the National Museum of Anthropology in Mexico City to extract 140 pre-Hispanic pieces from their showcases. (imdb)
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Dante
Every dog has his day, but poor Dante can't seem to catch a break. Dive into the beautiful world of Disney/Pixar's Coco in this look into the adventures of Miguel's dog, Dante, who just wants to enjoy a nice bone. What happens when the bone has other plans? (imdb)
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Coco (2017)
Aspiring musician Miguel teams up with charming trickster Hector on an extraordinary journey through the Land of the Dead. (imdb)
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Salt and Fire (2016)
A scientist blames the head of a large company for an ecological disaster in South America. But when a volcano begins to show signs of erupting, they must unite to avoid a disaster. (imdb)
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Neruda (2016)
An inspector hunts down Nobel Prize-winning Chilean poet, Pablo Neruda, who becomes a fugitive in his home country in the late 1940s for joining the Communist Party (imdb)
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Me estás matando Susana (2016)
Eligio's endeavours to find and recover his wife, Susana, who without a word, left Mexico City behind for a writer's conference held in the chilly U.S. heartland.
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Desierto (2015)
A group of people trying to cross the border from Mexico into the United States encounter a man who has taken up border patrol duties in his own racist hands.
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Eva no duerme (2015)
Social document charting Argentina's troubled history of social conflict and horrifically bloody dictatorships through the eyes of a general, a transporter, a dictator and revolutionaries, all tormented by the memory of Eva Peron. (imdb)
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Zoom (2015)
A multi-dimensional interface between a comic book artist, a novelist, and a film director. Each lives in a separate reality but authors a story about one of the others. (imdb)
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El ardor (2014)
A mysterious man emerges from the Argentinean rainforest to rescue the kidnapped daughter of a poor farmer after mercenaries murder her father and take over his property. (imdb)
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Mozart in the Jungle (2014)
Sex, drugs and classical music illustrate what happens behind the curtains at the symphony can be just as captivating as what occurs on stage.
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Rosewater (2014)
A journalist is detained in Iran for more than 100 days and brutally interrogated in prison. (imdb)
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Who is Dayani Cristal? (2013)
An anonymous body in the Arizona desert sparks the beginning of a real-life human drama. The search for identity leads us back across a continent to seek out the people left behind and the meaning of a mysterious tattoo. (whoisdayanicristal.com)
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Trophy Kids (2013)
From the director of Bigger Stronger Faster comes an intense look at overbearing parents in sports. The film asks the question "Do we want what's best for our children? Or do we just want them to be the best?" (imdb)
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No (2012)
An ad executive comes up with a campaign to defeat Augusto Pinochet in Chile's 1988 referendum. (imdb)
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Casa de mi Padre (2012)
Scheming on a way to save their father's ranch, the Alvarez brothers find themselves in a war with Mexico's most feared drug lord. (imdb)
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The Loneliest Planet (2012)
A local guide takes a young couple through a backpacking trip across the Georgian wilderness. (tiff.net)
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A Little Bit of Heaven (2011)
It's a comedy about a guarded woman who finds out she's dying of cancer, but when she meets her match, the threat of falling in love is scarier than death. (imdb)
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Quebrando o Tabu (2011)
A documentary about the issues of marijuana decriminalization in Brazil leaded by the ex president Fernando Henrique Cardoso.
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Revolución (2010)
Made up of 10 short films, 'Revolucion' analyzes through the eyes of the directors what is the revolution today and what it means to the young minds of Mexico. (imdb)
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También la lluvia (2010)
Filmmaker Sebastian (Gael Garcia Bernal) travels to Bolivia to shoot a film about the Spanish conquest of America. He and his crew arrive during the tense time of the Cochabamba water crisis. The lines between past and present, fiction and film, become increasingly blurred... (Wikipedia)
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Letters to Juliet (2010)
By responding to a letter addressed to Shakespeare's tragic heroine Juliet Capulet, a young American woman (Amanda Seyfried) vacationing in Verona, Italy, sets in motion a series of events that leads her -- and the missive's lovelorn author (Vanessa Redgrave) -- in search of romance.
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Mammoth (2009)
Leo and Ellen are a successful New York couple, totally immersed in their work. Leo is the creator of a booming website, and has stumbled into a world of money and big decisions. Ellen is a dedicated emergency surgeon who devotes her long shifts to saving lives. Their 8-year old daughter Jackie spends most of her time with her Filipino nanny Gloria, a situation that is making Ellen start to question her priorities... (Memfis Film)
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The Limits of Control (2009)
The story of a mysterious loner, a stranger in the process of completing a criminal job.
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Blindness (2008)
A doctor's wife becomes the only person with the ability to see in a town where everyone is struck with a mysterious case of sudden blindness. She feigns illness in order to take care of her husband as her surrounding community breaks down into chaos and disorder. Based on a novel by Nobel Prize winner Jose Saramago. (imdb)
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8 (2008)
8 shorts centered around 8 themes directed by 8 famous film directors involved and sharing their opinion on progress, on the set-backs and the challenges our planet faces today.
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The Letter (2008)
The Letter (2008) - Short Film
A letter is delivered. A father goes to work. And throughout the mundane activities in a normal day, he will remember that education is the only way to be free. That's what he can see in his son when he says goodbye to him. That's what the letter explains.
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Rudo y Cursi (2008)
Two siblings rival each other inside the world of professional soccer. (imdb)
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Chevolution (2008)
Chevolution is a documentary about both Guevara and Albert Korda, but most of all, it's about the image of Che, and its multitudes of meaning to people around the world. Since Guevara's assassination in 1968, he has become the dead rock star-cum-Christ of the Cuban revolution, of course - but Korda's image resonates far beyond the realm of ideology and history. (Kosmorama.no)
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The Past (2007)
A couple decides to split after 12 years together. The man (Bernal) find it easy to move on, but difficult to prevent his ex from hounding him, or the new women in his life. (imdb)
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Déficit (2007)
Two different social classes get together at a family gathering in Mexico. Based on the TV project "Ruta 32". (imdb)
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The Science of Sleep (2006)
The Science of Sleep is a playful romantic fantasy set inside the topsy-turvy brain of Stephane Miroux (Bernal) an eccentric young man whose dreams constantly invade his waking life. (Warner Independent Pictures)
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Babel (2006)
In the remote sands of the Moroccan desert, a rifle shot rings out -- detonating a chain of events that will link an American tourist couple's frantic struggle to survive, two Moroccan boys involved in an accidental crime, a nanny illegally crossing into Mexico with two American children and a Japanese teen rebel whose father is sought by the police in Tokyo. (Paramount Vantage)
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The King (2005)
Elvis Valderez (Bernal) is a twenty-one year old dreamer who has just been honorably discharged from the US Navy. With his duffle bag and rifle, he travels back to his hometown of Corpus Christi, Texas, where he intends to seek out his father -- a man he has only heard about from his Mexican mother, who has since passed away. (ThinkFilm)
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Bad Education (2004)
In the early 60s, two boys - Ignacio and Enrique - discover love, movies and fear in a Christian school. Father Manolo, the school principal and Literature teacher, both witnesses and takes part in these discoveries. The three characters come against one another twice again, in the late 70s and in 1980. These meetings are set to change the life and death of some of them. (Club Cultura)
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The Motorcycle Diaries (2004)
This film follows an inspiring journey of self-discovery and traces the youthful origins of a revolutionary heart, Che Guevara. (Focus Features)
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Dot the I (2003)
A sexy love triangle forms on the eve of her wedding when Carmen (Verbeke) recklessly kisses an attractive stranger named Kit (Garcia Bernal). Having recently fled a violent and volatile relationship in Spain, Carmen has found comfort and safety with her adoring fiancé Barnaby (D'Arcy); but her passions are aroused by one kiss from Kit and she is immediately torn between her emotions and her loyalty to the man she is to marry. (Summitt Entertainment)
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Dreaming of Julia (2003)
In March, 1958, Cuba goes dark as Castro's rebels destroy the power plants. Amid eruptions of violence and neighbor turning on neighbor, life for an 11-year-old boy still holds infatuations, mischief, celebrations and heartache. Upon his father's immigration to America, he is protected by his grandfather Che, who brokers deals with both factions to afford the family safety, and devoted grandmother Beta, whose love of movies provides a refuge in fantasy.
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El Crimen del padre Amaro (2002)
Politics and sexual passions threaten to corrupt a young, newly-ordained priest in a small Mexican town. (imdb)
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I
Dumped by the man she thought was perfect, newly-single Lucy continues her search for Mr. Right through a series of blind dates. (DVD Case)
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Don
Times have been tough for Heaven, with Hell winning the battle between good and evil. So when Heaven's managers have the opportunity to win the soul of a boxer and shift the balance of power, they send their best angel for the job, Lola Nevado (Abril). When Hell gets wind of this, they counter by sending their most experienced operative to Earth, Carmen Ramos (Cruz). The battle between Heaven and Hell is on! (First Look Pictures)
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Y Tu Mamá También (2001)
In Mexico, two teenage boys and an attractive older woman embark on a road trip and learn a thing or two about life, friendship, sex, and each other.
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Vidas privadas (2001)
Carmen Uranga is a 42 year-old woman who after 20 years jurisdiction of her native country (Argentina), she returns to solve a family problem related with the inheritance that her sick father wants to leave him. Their return trip results in the unavoidable memories of the torture that that was object during the dictatorship and a dramatic revelation. (imdb)
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The Last Post (2001)
A young British soldier fighting in Buenos Aires in the early 80s finds himself separated from his unit. Stumbling across a young Argentinian fighter, the two young men reach a grudging understanding.
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Amores Perros (2000)
A bold, intensely emotional, and ambitious story of lives that collide in a Mexico City car crash. (Lion Gate Films)
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