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Roma (2018)

R | | Drama | 21 November 2018 (USA)
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A story that chronicles a year in the life of a high-class family's maid in Mexico City in the early 1970s.

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Alfonso Cuarón

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Alfonso Cuarón
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Yalitza Aparicio ... Cleo
Marina de Tavira ... Sra. Sofía
Diego Cortina Autrey Diego Cortina Autrey ... Toño
Carlos Peralta Carlos Peralta ... Paco
Marco Graf Marco Graf ... Pepe
Daniela Demesa Daniela Demesa ... Sofi
Nancy García García ... Adela
Verónica García ... Sra. Teresa
Andy Cortés Andy Cortés ... Ignacio
Fernando Grediaga ... Sr. Antonio
Jorge Antonio Guerrero ... Fermín
José Manuel Guerrero Mendoza José Manuel Guerrero Mendoza ... Ramón
Latin Lover Latin Lover ... Profesor Zovek
Zarela Lizbeth Chinolla Arellano Zarela Lizbeth Chinolla Arellano ... Dra. Velez
José Luis López Gómez José Luis López Gómez ... Pediatra
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A story that chronicles a year in the life of a high-class family's maid in Mexico City in the early 1970s.

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There are periods in history that scar societies and moments in life that transform us as individuals.

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Drama

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Rated R for graphic nudity, some disturbing images, and language | See all certifications »

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Country:

Mexico | USA

Language:

Spanish | English | Norwegian | Japanese

Release Date:

21 November 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Roma See more »

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Dolby Atmos

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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According to Alfonso Cuarón, he has been building towards Roma since his debut, Sólo con Tu Pareja (1991). See more »

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When the boy crashes the window with a stone egg, a car is parked outside. Moments later, the garage is empty as we see the mom entering driving the car. See more »

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Dra. Velez: Mountains are old, but they're still green.
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The closing credits ends with a mantra from the Upanishads: "Shantih Shantih Shantih." This is also the closing line of the 1922 poem "The Waste Land" by T. S. Eliot. See more »

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Te he Prometido
Performed by Leo Dan
Written by Leo Dan (as Leopoldo Dante Tévez)
Published by EMI Musical, S.A. de C.V.
Courtesy of Sony Music Entertainment Mexico, S.A. de C.V.
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Stunning and unforgettable...
9 October 2018 | by TimWil014-1See all my reviews

I saw Roma at a screening on Saturday night at MOMA in NYC.

This is an absolutely stunning, unforgettable film. Good God, Cuaron is a fantastic director. He's also the cinematographer and his superb work on this simply couldn't be improved upon. He has perfectly cast the film from top to bottom and has guided the non-pro who plays the lead to embody her character to an extent that is truly remarkable. I can't say enough about how moving an experience this film provides. And because I don't want to discuss the plot for spoiler reasons I'll end here. However I want to urge everyone to PLEASE see this in a cinema with a great sound system-the sound mixing alone is extraordinary. Like, give the sound mixer the Oscar, already. No other work could possibly come close to approaching this towering achievement.


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