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.
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's sister first spotted a casting call flyer and asked her sister to join her. As it turned out, her sister couldn't make it because she was pregnant so Yalitza decided to go anyway and found herself in the lead role. See more
The subtitles misspell the model name of the family's Ford Galaxie as "Galaxy." See more
We are alone. No matter what they tell you, we women are always alone.
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
Himno Nacional Mexicano
Written by Francisco González Bocanegra and Jaime Nunó Roca See more