Cuarón helped write the script for “Children of Men” shortly after completing the 2001 Mexican road film “Y Tu Mamá También,” but the film was never a hit until around 2004. “I very much know. Thank you for it turned out the way it did.” Cuaron said. “Because of the way it happened, I had the opportunity to do ‘Harry Potter’ before and that gave me the opportunity to have two years of work in the UK, in London.” It also allowed him to meet Clive Owen, who would eventually play the star of Theo.
Most importantly, spending a lot of time in England gave Cuarón the opportunity to get to know the British better. The book “Men’s Children” is based on is also set in England, but it is only after many years in the country that Cuarón feels fully equipped to set the whole series up in a real British society. no magic. “I experienced the social dynamics of the British mentality, which is very important, then I realized how flawed our approach to British reality was,” he said. speak.
Another benefit is that after working with the main hit film, the “Harry Potter” series, studios are much more willing to reveal Cuarón’s other projects, even a movie as risky as the movie. this. Like him explain“Suddenly, the same person [said no before]they want to greenlight the movie.” The head of Universal Pictures told him, “I don’t understand this movie, I don’t know what you want to do, but just go for it. ”
However, perhaps the biggest bonus of “Prisoner of Azkaban” is that it seems to make Cuarón more comfortable deviating from the original material for the sake of a better film.
https://www.slashfilm.com/959606/how-harry-potter-helped-alfonso-cuaron-understand-children-of-men/ How Harry Potter Helped Alfonso Cuarón Understand Men’s Children