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?
The title refers to the Colonia Roma, a neighborhood in Mexico City. In the 1970s depicted in the film, the area was a polarized mixture of rich and poor classes. Today, it is known for being a hipster district. 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
Written by Elbert José Moguel Díaz
Performed by Mono Blanco, Gilberto Gutiérrez Silva, Juan Manuel Campechano Yan, Octavio Vega Hernández
Published by Promociones Musicales HR, S.A. de C.V. represented by SACM. See more