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?
(2018) During a directors' round table discussion courtesy of The Hollywood Reporter, Spike Lee
expressed his amazement at director Alfonso Cuarón
's camera work on the ocean near the film's conclusion. He asked about whether Cuarón had used a Louma Crane for the shot and was told that a Technocrane was employed atop a pier the unit had constructed especially for the shot. Unfortunately for the production, a tropical storm had weakened the pier and the crane kept derailing, but after some perseverance they eventually managed to complete the shot. See more
The baby held by Sofia in the fire scene is not real. She holds it by pressing its head between her chest and her arm. 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 Jeff Christie
Performed by Christie
La Fleur Music Ltd. represented by Boosey & Hawkes Music Publishers Ltd.
Courtesy of Sony Music Entertainment Mexico, S.A. de C.V. See more