Inarritu wins best director Oscar for 'The Revenant'

 29 Feb 2016 - 7:40

Inarritu wins best director Oscar for 'The Revenant'
Director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu accepts his award for Best Director in The Revenant on stage at the 88th Oscars on February 28, 2016 in Hollywood, California. AFP PHOTO / MARK RALSTON


Hollywood, United States: Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu entered Hollywood lore Sunday, giving Mexico a best director triumph at the Oscars for a third straight year with the epic vengeance and survival story "The Revenant."

Inarritu beat Adam McKay ("The Big Short"), George Miller ("Mad Max: Fury Road"), Lenny Abrahamson ("Room") and Tom McCarthy ("Spotlight") to the honor.

AFP