Cleo is one of two domestic workers who help Antonio and Sofía take care of their four children in 1970s Mexico City. Complications soon arise when Antonio suddenly runs away with his mistress and Cleo finds out that she's pregnant. When Sofía decides to take the kids on vacation, she invites Cleo for a much-needed getaway to clear her mind and bond with the family.
There are periods in history that scar societies and moments in life that transform us as individuals.
Did You Know?
First black-and-white film to win the Academy Award for Best Director since The Artist
(2011). 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 end with "Shantih Shantih Shantih," the conclusion to every mantra in the Upanishads, a collection of 108 Hindu scriptures. "Shantih" was referenced several times in Alfonso Cuarón
's earlier film, Children of Men
(2006). See more
Those Were the Days
Written by Eugene Raskin
(as Eugene "Gene" Raskin)
Performed by Ray Conniff
Published by Essex House, EMI Musical, S.A. de C.V.
Courtesy of Sony Music Entertainment Mexico, S.A. de C.V. See more