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?
In 2017 the Cannes Film Festival decided not to let films done exclusively for Netflix or other streaming services participate in the festival, stating that Cannes wants to preserve the traditional way of watching and making films. In 2018 Netflix announced a boycott of the festival, and Roma instead went to the Venice festival. One of the filmmakers who supported Netflix was Alfonso Cuarón. He has stated on several occasions that festivals and academies should appreciate films made for streaming services. See more
At the martial arts training field. The shadows of the spectators jump 180 degrees between shots and continue to change direction throughout the scene. 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
Written by Carlos Guerrero Higareda
Performed by Trío Chicontepec, Rafael Camacho, Rolando Hernández, Jorge Hernández
Published by Warner Chappell Music Mexico, S.A. de C.V. See more