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?
According to Alfonso Cuarón
, the significance of opening the movie with an airplane flying across the sky, reflected in a puddle of water, was to use the planes as a symbol of a transient situation and stating that there's a universe that is broader than the life that these characters have. 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
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