Alonso Ruizpalacios

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Alonso Ruizpalacios (born 1978) is a Mexican film director. He was born and raised in Mexico City. He studied stage directing in Mexico City, before moving to London where he trained as an actor at RADA. Ruizpalacios writes and directs for both stage and screen. His short film Café Paraíso won multiple awards on the film festival circuit. His debut feature Gueros, shot in black and white, was lauded by critics and won five Ariel Awards in 2015, including Best Picture, Best First Film and Best Director.[1] Ruizpalacios also directed the music video for "Hasta la Raíz" by Mexican singer-songwriter Natalia Lafourcade.[2]

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  2. ^ Bezares, Beatriz. "El nuevo disco de Natalia Lafourcade: Hasta la raíz". Artigoo (in Spanish). Artigoo. Retrieved November 4, 2015.