Alejandro Franco Fernández is a Mexican director, producer and screenwriter, born in Mexico City on October 22, 1975. He is best known for his work in the film industry, particularly his acclaimed feature films such as Amor Eterno (2016), El apóstata (2015), Los últimos cristeros (2013), and A los ojos (2011).
Franco began his career in the entertainment industry in 1998 as a production assistant. He then went on to direct a number of short films and documentaries, including El aire de un cuento (2005), Los muertos (2006), and El fin de los tiempos (2007).
In 2010, his feature-length debut, A los ojos, was released to critical acclaim. The film was nominated for a number of awards, including the Ariel Award for Best First Feature Film, and was an official selection at the Cannes Film Festival.
Following the success of his debut, Franco directed Los últimos cristeros in 2013. The film tells the story of the Cristero War, a religious conflict between the Mexican government and the Catholic Church. The film was a huge success and earned Franco an Ariel Award for Best Director.
In 2015, Franco wrote and directed El apóstata, a drama about a young man who is forced to choose between his faith and his family. The film was a critical and commercial success, earning Franco a nomination for the Ariel Award for Best Director.
Franco’s most recent project is Amor Eterno (2016), a romantic drama about two young lovers who are separated by tragedy. The film was a box office hit and won the Ariel Award for Best Picture.
Alejandro Franco is one of the most acclaimed directors in the Mexican film industry, and his work has been recognized around the world. His films have been praised for their powerful storytelling and emotional depth, making him one of the most talented filmmakers of our time.