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Sandra Bullock Jokes: My Son Has 'Damage' From Watching Me Film Gravity

Sandra Bullock: Gravity Director Used Son Louis to Get Me Through a Tough Shoot

Originally posted 01/26/2014 10:55AM

Sandra Bullock praised the imagination, kindness and inspiration of her Gravity director, Alfonso Cuarón, at the 66th Annual Directors Guild of America Awards in Los Angeles on Saturday.

She also teased the heck out of him.

Bullock, 49, joked that her son Louis, 3½, may need therapy for years to come after watching his mom rigged up on set with equipment that made it look like she was adrift in space.

As she spent hours in her astronaut's suit, locked down in a 9-by-9-ft. light box with only an earpiece to hear, Bullock said Cuarón would offer her a little break and comfort after shooting intense scenes by showing her son's face.

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Director: Harry Potter Had to Find Himself | Alfonso Cuaron

Director: Harry Potter Had to Find Himself

Originally posted 06/08/2004 04:00PM

The last time director Alfonso Cuaron got caught up in a whirlwind of attention was in 2001, when Y Tu Mama Tambien sent shockwaves through his native Mexico with its depictions of two teenaged boys discovering sex.

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'Harry Potter' Has New Movie Father

Originally posted 07/22/2002 12:00PM

With director Chris Columbus leaving the boy wizard orphaned as far as his film career is concerned, Mexico's Alfonso Cuaron will ride to the rescue.

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