Yalitza Aparicio, Marina de Tavira, Diego Cortina Autrey, Carlos Peralta, Daniela Demesa, Marco Graf, Nancy García, Verónica García, Andy Cortés, Fernando Grediaga, Jorge Antonio Guerrero Martínez, José Manuel Guerrero Mendoza
Director: Alfonso Cuarón
Running Time: 135 minutes
Certificate: 15 - disturbing images, strong language
WINNER OF 3 OSCARS INCLUDING BEST DIRECTOR, BEST FOREIGN FILM AND BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY.
4 BAFTA AWARDS INCLUDING BEST FILM, BEST DIRECTION & BEST FOREIGN FILM.
"A richly textured masterpiece, Roma is cinema at its purest and most human."
-Tomris Laffly, Time Out
"At the heart of it all is a wonderful performance from Aparicio, who brings to the role something gentle, delicate, stoic and selfless. She is the jewel of this outstanding film."
-Peter Bradshaw, Guardian
"Pairing thrilling technical prowess with profound artistic vision, Alfonso Cuarón has made a masterpiece, at once understated and otherworldly. We need more filmmakers like him.
-John Nugent, Empire Magazine
"Alfonso Cuarón’s Roma is one of the films of the year, brilliantly observed and with an intense sense of yearning, lyricism and emotional truthfulness running through its every frame."
-Geoffrey Macnab, Independent
"Cuarón shoots in a generous widescreen that seems to take in all the sights, sounds and even smells of barrio life."
- Raphael Abraham, Financial Times
"It was shot... in high-resolution wide-format 65mm black and white film, the camera movements gentle, revealing all to us, both in detail and scope, with an extraordinary effect of yearning and tenderness: instantly eidetic."
- David Sexton, Evening Standard
Roma is made of the stuff of memory, and is the kind of film you don’t forget.
- Robbie Collin, Daily Telegraph
The most personal project to date from Alfonso Cuarón (Gravity, Children of Men, Y Tu Mama Tambien, Roma follows Cleo (Yalitza Aparicio), a young domestic worker for a family in the middle-class neighborhood of Roma in Mexico City.
Delivering an artful love letter to the women who raised him, Cuarón draws on his own childhood to create a vivid and emotional portrait of domestic strife and social hierarchy amidst political turmoil of the 1970s.
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