A year in the life of a middle-class family’s maid in Mexico City in the early 1970s. IMDb

ROMA, a year in the life of a middle-class maid in Mexico in the early 1970s.

An informal intro by Adam & Anouk, Alfonso Cuarón’s previous work, awards, Variety article[1], first scene, protagonist syndrome, the crab shot, tableaux, dogs sleeping shot[2], B&W, subtitles, maid & family class separation, La Grande Vadrouille[3] did you see the separate coming, was Fermín protecting Cleo in a sense?, THAT scene, the greatest joke of the century, erratum about Morocco, Corpus Christi Massacre[4], the New Beetle incident, the crab shot[5] (reloaded), tableaux, pet trophies, Yann’s dad lifelong nightmare, Jesus Christ Superstar, ducks[6], the beach scene, Marooned[7], Netflix, Shantih Shantih Shantih[8] and our ratings.


[1Variety – Alfonso Cuarón on the Painful and Poetic Backstory Behind ‘Roma’

[2] Dogs sleeping

[3] La Grande Vadrouille, Louis de Funès

[4] Wikipedia – Corpus Christi Massacre

[5] Crab, supervising a sad family and a wedding.

[6] Ducks, screwing

[7] Wikipedia – Marooned

[8] Wikipedia – Shantih

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