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Roma
Yalitza Aparicio and Marina De Tavira




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Directed and written by Alfonso Cuaron, this Mexican drama centers on the real-life memories of Cuaron growing up in a Mexico City neighborhood, during a year period from 1970-71. The narrative concentrates on the lives of two Mixteco maids Cleo (Yalitza Aparicio) and Adela (Nancy Garcia) who work for an upper middle-class family of six. Unexpectedly, Cleo becomes pregnant and subsequently feels pressure to carve out a harmonious future for her employee's family, and now her own.

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Overview

Directed and written by Alfonso Cuaron, this Mexican drama centers on the real-life memories of Cuaron growing up in a Mexico City neighborhood, during a year period from 1970-71. The narrative concentrates on the lives of two Mixteco maids Cleo (Yalitza Aparicio) and Adela (Nancy Garcia) who work for an upper middle-class family of six. Unexpectedly, Cleo becomes pregnant and subsequently feels pressure to carve out a harmonious future for her employee's family, and now her own.

Main Cast & Crew

Alfonso Cuaron - Director
Yalitza Aparicio
Marina de Tavira
Diego Cortina Autrey
Carlos Peralta
Marco Graf
Daniela Demesa
Nancy Garcia Garcia
Veronica Garcia
Andy Cortes
Fernando Grediaga

 

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Blu-Ray Disc Format
  • Format: Blu-ray (Criterion Collection)
  • Run Time: 135
  • Color Format: Color
  • UPC: 715515237314
  • Genre: Drama
  • Rating: R (MPAA) (graphic nudity, some disturbing images, and language)
  • Release Date: February 2020

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Movies > Dramas
Movies > Biography

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Political
Family Life
Mexico
Biographical

 

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Reviews:
"Blessed with an exceptionally acute sensitivity to the things of life, Roma is a memory film of unusual beauty that pushes to the foreground what is commonly left in the background." - 08/30/2018 Hollywood Reporter


4 stars out of 4 -- "Cuaron has made his most personal film to date, and the blend of the humane and the artistic within nearly every scene is breathtaking." - 09/11/2018 RogerEbert.com


5 stars out of 5 -- "ROMA is Cuarón’s masterpiece, his cry from the heart and a transporting new landmark in personal filmmaking." - 11/19/2018 Rolling Stone


"[W]hen you watch ROMA, his shimmering black-and-white neorealist slice of life about a middle-class family and its loyal domestic worker in Mexico City in the early ’70s, you get the feeling that every image -- every emotion -- is perfectly set in place." - 08/30/2018 Variety


"ROMA is one of the most loving and painstakingly crafted cinematic tributes to any individual in recent memory..." -- Grade: B+ - 11/19/2018 A.V. Club


5 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he director deftly sprinkles the magical into this astonishingly authentic, honest portrait of humans living and coexisting. Indeed, it might be his best film yet." - 11/21/2018 Empire


"It will break your heart and then put it back together again. You will not see a better picture this year." - 12/19/2018 The Atlantic


"[A]n exquisitely photographed black-and-white memory play..." - 12/27/2018 Boston Globe

 

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