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?
Before being cast Yalitza Aparicio neither knew Alfonso Cuarón's name nor saw any of his films. See more
On the scene previous to the attack on the students, the camera travels along several military vehicles, many of them bearing a very contemporary FORD logo on the radiator screen. then slows to show a VW Safari from the right era. 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
References La hermana Trinquete
Más bonita que ninguna
Written by Augusto Algueró
and Antonio Guijarro
Performed by Rocío Dúrcal
Published by Warner Chappell Music Mexico, S.A. de C.V.
Courtesy of Universal Music Mexico, S.A. de C.V. See more