A vivid portrayal of domestic strife and social hierarchy amidst political turmoil, ROMA follows a young domestic worker Cleo (Yalitza Aparicio) from Mixteco heritage descent and her co-worker Adela (Nancy García), also Mixteca, who work for a small family in the middle-class neighborhood of Roma. Mother of four, Sofia (Marina de Tavira), copes with the extended absence of her husband, Cleo faces her own devastating news that threatens to distract her from caring for Sofia’s children, whom she loves as her own. While trying to construct a new sense of love and solidarity in a context of a social hierarchy where class and race are perversely intertwined, Cleo and Sofia quietly wrestle with changes infiltrating the family home in a country facing confrontation between a government-backed militia and student demonstrators. Filmed in luminous black and white, ROMA is an intimate, gut-wrenching and ultimately life-affirming portrait of the ways, small and large, one family maintains its balance in a time of personal, social and political strife.
Rated R for graphic nudity, some disturbing images, and language. Bijou age restriction for all films: Children under 12 are not permitted. Ages 13-16 must be accompanied by an adult
In Spanish with English Subtitles.
Golden Globe Winner: Best Picture- Foreign Language, Best Director
Nominated for 10 Oscars
- Best Motion Picture of the Year
- WINNER- Best Foreign Language Film of the Year- Mexico
- WINNER- Best Achievement in Directing- Alfonso Cuarón
- Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role- Yalitza Aparicio
- Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role- Marina de Tavira
- Best Original Screenplay
- WINNER- Best Achievement in Cinematography
- Best Achievement in Production Design
- Best Achievement in Sound Editing
- Best Achievement in Sound Mixing