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Roma (2018)

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

Director:

Alfonso Cuarón

Writer:

Alfonso Cuarón
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Yalitza Aparicio ... Cleo
Marina de Tavira ... Sra. Sofía
Diego Cortina Autrey ... Toño
Carlos Peralta ... Paco
Marco Graf ... Pepe
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 year in the life of a middle-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

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Country:

Mexico | USA

Release Date:

21 November 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Roma See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Atmos

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

This is Alfonso Cuarón's first Spanish-language film and first film made in Mexico since Y Tu Mamá También (2001). See more »

Goofs

When Marina pulls in the new car, the concrete arch moldings that she demolished with the Galaxy the day before are intact. See more »

Quotes

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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Referenced in Midnight Screenings: Roma/The Kid Who Would Be King (2019) See more »

Soundtracks

Cuanda me enamoro (Quando M'innamoro)
Written by Daniele Pace, Roberto Livraghi, Mario Panzeri
Performed by Angélica María
Published by Sugar Meldo, Inc. represented by Sugarmusic Spa.
Courtesy of Sony Music Entertainment Mexico, S.A. de C.V.
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Cinematic Gold
12 January 2019 | by trishloriganSee all my reviews

Don't expect action in this movie, there's no shoot outs or car chases and if you want to be 'entertained' watch the Hollywood blockbusters. What you will get is cinematic gold from one of the best. The storyline is simplistic but the characters are played out brilliantly. I couldn't believe how long it was and yet I was totally immersed in the cinematography and the attention to detail was sublime. Even the opening scene showing the maid doing a menial task of washing the dog poo off the tiles you see the shadow of a plane flying overhead depicting another world outside her world. I also liked the little love heart in the liquid from the spilled cup on the floor. The backdrop is the 70's and the socio political divide of the time and place, but ultimately its a film rich in humanist emotions and experiences. I loved it.


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