A year in the life of a middle-class family's maid in Mexico City in the early 1970s.
There are periods in history that scar societies and moments in life that transform us as individuals.
Did You Know?
As indicated in the screenplay, Roma takes place between Thursday, September 3rd, 1970 and Monday June 28, 1971. See more
The children are shown in late 1970 watching a television program in which Master Zovak is using using his teeth to pull a car that's attached to a chain. The car is a VW Safari. However, civilian sales of the VW Safari didn't begin in Mexico until later in 1971. See more
I like being dead.
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
No tengo dinero
Written by Alberto Aguilera Valdez
Performed by Juan Gabriel
Published by Universal Music Publishing Group
Courtesy of Sony Music Entertainment Mexico, S.A. de C.V. See more