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?
To avoid a "subjective depiction" of the period, Alfonso Cuarón chose to shoot the bulk of the film in wide shots, slowing panning over a scene, taking everything in. See more
The subtitles misspell the model name of the family's Ford Galaxie as "Galaxy." See more
Mountains are old, but they're still green.
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
Features La Grande Vadrouille
Ándale (Y ándale)
Written by Minerva Valdez de Elizondo
Performed by Las Perlitas
Published by Predisa / Bicycle
Courtesy of Discos Musart, S.A. de C.V. See more