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?
One of the main avenues of México City called Insurgentes in the corner with Baja California st. where the out of the cinema night scene takes place, was recreated in a studio, the corner has changed with the pass of the years, so Cuaron prefer to make a set to represent it exactly as it was, including comercial locations and the name of the cinema that doesn't exist anymore. See more
The subtitles misspell the model name of the family's Ford Galaxie as "Galaxy." See more
And I started drinking, and then huffing. I was dying. But then I discovered martial arts. And everything came into focus. Just like when you look at me.
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
References La hermana Trinquete
Corazón de melón
Written by Carlos Rigual
Performed by Perez Prado Orchestra
Published by Editorial Mexicana de Música Internacional, S.A. de C.V.
Courtesy of Orfeón Videovox, S.A. See more