OSCARS: ‘The Revenant’ wins Best Director prize
HOLLYWOOD, United States — Alejandro G. Inarritu is a back-to-back Oscar winner for best director.
“The Revenant” director won the directing Academy Award Sunday for the his revenge tale, which features Leonardo DiCaprio braving icy elements to tell the 19th century survival tale about a fur trapper left for dead after a bear mauling.
The Mexican filmmaker won three Oscars at last year’s ceremony, including for best picture and writing “Birdman.” He was nominated in 2007 as best director for “Babel.” ”The Revenant” was this year’s top-nominated film.
The win is the second Oscar awarded to “The Revenant” during Sunday’s ceremony.