Alfonso Cuaron and his 3D space spectacular "Gravity" edged ahead in the Oscars race when the Mexican triumphed at the Directors Guild of America (DGA) awards.
Film director Alfonso Cuaron, flanked by Ben Affleck, holds his trophy For Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film for "Gravity" at the 66th Annual Directors Guild of America Awards January 25, 2014 in Century City, California
"It is truly an honor, and I'm humble. I still have this kind of teen crush (for directors) and it makes me very nervous talking to them," said Cuaron, 52, as he picked up the top film prize in Los Angeles.
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