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?
On November 1, 2016, the crew of Roma
(2018) was the target of a robbery. According to the studio, "two women were hit, five crew members were hospitalized, and cellphones, wallets, and jewelry were stolen" during the attack. The crew reportedly arrived to set up filming for the day when a group of city workers approached the crew and tried to shut down filming. The crew stated they had permission to film, but the workers persisted and a brawl broke out between the groups. See more
Reflection of a few members of the crew is visible during dolly shot as Cleo walks to the movie theater with the family. 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
Vamos a platicar
Written by Héctor Eulogio Meneses Ortega
Performed by Los Socios del Ritmo
Published by Beechwood de México, S.A. de C.V.
Courtesy of Universal Music Mexico, S.A. de C.V. See more