Cleo is one of two domestic workers who help Antonio and Sofía take care of their four children in 1970s Mexico City. Complications soon arise when Antonio suddenly runs away with his mistress and Cleo finds out that she's pregnant. When Sofía decides to take the kids on vacation, she invites Cleo for a much-needed getaway to clear her mind and bond with the family.
There are periods in history that scar societies and moments in life that transform us as individuals.
Did You Know?
initially was going to make a "Darwinian Adam and Eve" story, which was a family drama set either 50,000 or 100,000 years ago, before Roma. However, when Thierry Frémaux
, the director of the Cannes Film Festival, heard the pitch and told him to make something more personal along the lines of Y Tu Mamá También
(2001), Cuarón veered away. See more
The cloth's width that an apprentice uses to blindfold Master Zovak (Latin Lover) changes in shots. See more
Mountains are old, but they're still green.
The closing credits end with "Shantih Shantih Shantih," the conclusion to every mantra in the Upanishads, a collection of 108 Hindu scriptures. "Shantih" was referenced several times in Alfonso Cuarón
's earlier film, Children of Men
(2006). See more
Lo que te queda
Written by Yaco Monti
Performed by Los Pulpos
Published by Warner Chappell Music Mexico, S.A. de C.V.
Courtesy of Universal Music Mexico, S.A. de C.V. See more